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Supreme Court to hear Abercrombie & Fitch headscarf case

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The U.S. Supreme Court building as seen from the U.S. Captiol June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.
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The U.S. Supreme Court building as seen from the U.S. Captiol June 27, 2012 in Washington, DC.

Seven years ago, an Abercrombie & Fitch store in Oklahoma rejected a teenage job applicant who wore a headscarf. This week the Supreme Court will hear arguments to determine whether the company discriminated against her.

A case before the Supreme Court this week involves a young Muslim woman living in Tulsa, Oklahoma named Samantha Elauf.

Back in 2008, Elauf applied for a job at Abercrombie & Fitch and showed up for the interview wearing a head scarf. She didn't get the job.

At the time, the clothing company had a strict "look policy" that included a ban on any type of head covering.

Jess Bravin, Supreme Court correspondent for the Wall Street Journal, joined Take Two to discuss the case.

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