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By Thomas Streissguth. Aliís words reverberate like a prophetic pronouncement. Just as he had predicted the rounds and final outcomes in the ring, he had believed that G-d would deliver him at the courts. Even without the participation of the late Honorable Thurgood Marshal, who had been at the Justice Department when Ali was prosecuted, in an 8-0 decision, the Supreme Court overturned Aliís conviction stating that ďThe First Amendment means at the very least that the government cannot, because of a dislike of religious doctrines, deny to the followers of one religion what it accords to adherents of others.Ē It was a monumental ruling that set Ali free, and helped establish Islam as a respected religion in America, even if it was not being properly taught and practiced by Ali and his fellow Muslims until the great reformation of W. Deen Mohammed that began in 1975. If there is ever a return to the draft, local draft boards must reflect the demographics of their district...another legacy of Muhammad Ali. Enslow Publishers (2006), English, 112 pages.