Montreal woman asked to remove hijab in court appeals judge's refusal to clarify rules
Rania El-Alloul wants judge to issue declaration saying hijabs OK in courtrooms
The Montreal woman ordered by a Quebec Court judge to remove her hijab before her case could be heard is appealing a higher court ruling in the case.
Rania-El-Alloul's lawyers argue Superior Court Justice Wilbrod Décarie made errors in law in a ruling last month when he refused to issue a declaratory judgment.
El-Allou wants the Quebec Court of Appeal to affirm the right of people appearing in courtrooms to wear hijabs or other religious attire.
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