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Archive for June 2nd, 2015

Hate Crimes of the Beard

beardBeard cutting as a hate crime has been in the news in recent times in Ohio following instances of beard cutting by one group of Amish in Ohio against other Amish. A recent new arrival to our collection tells the story of these news events: Renegade Amish : Beard Cutting, Hate Crimes, and the Trial of the Bergholz Barbers by Donald B. Kraybil.


You might also be interested in a recent talk given at a meeting of C|M|Law’s Jewish Law Student Association by the judge in the case,  Honorable Judge Polster.