NJ Judge Ices Zoning Law That Blocked Mosque

Law360, New York (October 2, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has for now barred a New Jersey town from enforcing an allegedly discriminatory zoning law that Muslim American plaintiffs say the municipality rushed to pass to block their plans for a mosque.

U.S. Judge Michael Shipp on Monday awarded a preliminary injunction to the Al Falah Center and directed Bridgewater Township's planning board to hear the application for a mosque and Islamic cultural center without considering the disputed ordinance. The judge mostly rejected the municipality's own bid for summary judgment, maintaining various claims...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

AL FALAH CENTER et al v. TOWNSHIP OF BRIDGEWATER et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-02397

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Michael A. Shipp

Date Filed

April 26, 2011

Law Firms

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.