President Barack Obama nominated Maryland attorney Abid Riaz Qureshi, pictured, to the federal bench. If confirmed, he’d be the first Muslim American to serve as a federal judge. But that assertion renewed interest in another federal judge, Abdul Karim Kallon of Alabama, a Methodist who many assumed was a Muslim.
President Barack Obama nominated Maryland attorney Abid Riaz Qureshi, pictured, to the federal bench. If confirmed, he’d be the first Muslim American to serve as a federal judge. But that assertion renewed interest in another federal judge, Abdul Karim Kallon of Alabama, a Methodist who many assumed was a Muslim. Latham & Watkins LLP AP
President Barack Obama nominated Maryland attorney Abid Riaz Qureshi, pictured, to the federal bench. If confirmed, he’d be the first Muslim American to serve as a federal judge. But that assertion renewed interest in another federal judge, Abdul Karim Kallon of Alabama, a Methodist who many assumed was a Muslim. Latham & Watkins LLP AP

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