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On Court Docket: Halal Meals In Mich. Prisons
Some Michigan prison inmates are objecting to a settlement in a lawsuit over meals and religious customs.
The Michigan Corrections Department says it's committed to serving halal meals to inmates who want them. But some inmates are objecting because the meals might lack meat or be too heavy on soy-based products.
A Detroit federal judge is holding a hearing Monday to decide whether to approve the settlement. A halal meal is prepared under strict Islamic rules.
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