Skip to comments.German judges' associations call for headscarf ban in court
Posted on 08/08/2016 9:43:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Several associations of judges in Germany have proposed a headscarf ban for judges and trainee lawyers, claiming that this is a necessary measure if neutrality is to be upheld in court.
At present, the German Constitution does not ban citizens from wearing religious symbols. Only in Berlin does a ban exist for employees of city authorities.
But two judicial organizations the Association of German Administrative Judges and the German Association of Judges as well as the Ministers for Justice in the states of Baden-Württemberg and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, are suggesting that judges and junior lawyers should be prevented from wearing the headscarf when they are in court.
They argue that the external expression of religious conviction means that the judicial duty of neutrality is not upheld in the courtroom.
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Wearing a hijab makes the statement that the wearer is sharia compliant. Not a good thing.
Agree. No question about it. Deal firmly with those who will not comply.
They should’t be judges to begin with.
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