March 22, 2011 -- Professor Eugene Volokh commented on a court case in which Chicago school officials are accused of discriminating against an instructor because of her religion. His comments appear in Washington Post and FOX News articles.
Eugene Volokh, an expert on religions and the law at the UCLA law school, said he does not know of any cases involving a 19-day leave, though many courts have said employees can take off one weekend day on the Sabbath in some circumstances. “That’s a 52-day-a-year leave, just not all at once,” he said.
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