Justin Sadowsky is a trial attorney with the Council on American-Islamic Relations. As part of CAIR’s civil rights team, Justin helps lead CAIR’s strategic litigation in support of religious, free speech, and equal protection rights of Muslims in the United States, including as employees, incarcerees, and activists. Among the litigation Justin has worked on includes invalidation of the federal terrorism watchlist (TSDB) on Due Process grounds (Elhady v. Kable), a determination that Texas’s anti-BDS law violated the First Amendment’s Free Speech clause (Amawi v. Pflugerville), and a declaration that the Virginia Riverside Regional Jail’s “god pod” providing special accommodations and benefits for Christian inmates violated the First Amendment’s Religion Clauses and the Equal Protection Clause (Young v. Newton).
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