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Opinion: Headwear Laws Fraught With Trouble

, The Connecticut Law Tribune

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Passion about head coverings is not limited to intense interest in Kate Middleton's latest hat or ­fascinator. Retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, well known for its "look policies," lost a court battle last month to prohibit its employees from wearing headscarves but won a different federal appeal earlier this month because a 17-year-old employee did not make explicit the religious motives for her scarf.

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