CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Tricia Kemling and Volunteer Attorney Rima Kapitan filed a complaint on behalf of a Muslim woman who experienced discrimination at her workplace after she began wearing the hijab (Muslim head covering) and a new supervisor was assigned to her.
CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Tricia Kemling and Volunteer Attorney Rima Kapitan filed a complaint on behalf of a Muslim man who experienced discrimination at his workplace
CAIR-Chicago Attorney Rima Kapitan represented a Muslim woman who was charged with battery after a dispute with a neighbor. Police then took the woman to the police station, where she was asked to remove her blouse for photographs.
When asked what kind of attorney she is, Janaan Hashim has a sharp reply.
“A good one,” Hashim said with a laugh.
She is one of six attorneys in a new, all-female, all-Muslim, all-working-mother law firm in Palos Heights. The women named their venture Amal Law Group.
Residents and school officials in Oak Lawn said they want to unite their community after a tense three-week debate divided some Christians and Muslims.
CAIR-Chicago Attorney Rima Kapitan represented three men in a fact finding conference with the Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR).
CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rima Kapitan and PILI Fellow Tawfiq Ali represented a Muslim man in the first status hearing after filing a complaint in federal court
OMAHA, Neb. – Meatpacking plant officials accused of discriminating against dozens of Somali Muslim workers have offered to tweak break times to help accommodate the workers’ prayer demands.
CAIR-Chicago Staff Attorney Rima Kapitan represented a Muslim man in a status hearing for an employment discrimination claim.
Alan talks with Rima Kapitan, an attorney who is advocating for Somali Muslim workers that were fired for praying on the job.
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