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Muslims in America and the Legal Challenges they Face



Saturday, July 24, 2010 – 6:00 PM

The Sabre Room
8900 West 95th Street
Hickory Hills, IL 60457

Tickets are $30 (LIMITED SEATING)
Call 866-MLFA-USA (866-653-2872) for Tickets

Reserve Your Tickets Online Now!

Dr. John L. Esposito is Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies at Georgetown University. He is Founding Director of the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding: History and International Affairs in the Walsh School of Foreign Service. At the College of the Holy Cross, he was Loyola Professor of Middle East Studies, Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, and Director of the Center for International Studies.

Nancy Hollander’s practice is largely devoted to criminal cases, including those involving national security issues. She argued and won a case involving religious freedom in the United States Supreme Court. Ms. Hollander also served as a consultant to the defense in a high profile terrorism case in Ireland, has assisted counsel in other international cases and represents two prisoners at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base.

Imam Jamal Said is the Imam and Director of the Mosque Foundation in Bridgeview, IL. He graduated from the University of Imam Mohammed Ben Saood in Saudi Arabia in 1980. In 1981, he immigrated to the US to teach in the Sister Clara Mohammed School in Illinois. He has served the Mosque Foundation community since 1985.

Khalil Meek is President of the Muslim Legal Fund of America, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that supports legal cases across the country which impact civil rights, freedoms, liberties and principles of justice in America. Mr. Meek travels to local communities to explain MLFA’s mission and the impact it has on everyone in America.

The Muslim Legal Fund of America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that supports legal cases across the country which impact civil rights, freedoms, liberties and principles of justice in America.

How we respond to these challenges today will shape the future of the American Muslim community.

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