• Denial of request to wear headscarf not necessarily religious discrimination
  • July 9, 2007
  • Law Firm: Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. - Pittsburgh Office
  • A Pennsylvania district court recently held that the denial of a Philadelphia police officer's request to wear a religious head scarf was not discriminatory, since the police department's policy against religious garb was designed to maintain the religious neutrality of the department. Webb v. City of Philadelphia, E.D. Pa., No. 05-5238, June 12, 2007.