UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE et al

The U.S. Attorney’s Office filed a federal civil rights lawsuit Wednesday against Woodcliff Lake for denying zoning approval to an Orthodox Jewish congregation who wanted to build a new house of worship.

Woodcliff Lake officials took steps to keep Valley Chabad from building on three separate sites over the course of eight years, according to the lawsuit.

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U.S. District Court
District of New Jersey [LIVE] (Newark)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 2:18-cv-10511

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA v. BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE et al
Assigned to: Judge Madeline Cox Arleo
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor
Cause: 28:1331 Federal Question: Other Civil Rights
Date Filed: 06/13/2018
Jury Demand: None
Nature of Suit: 440 Civil Rights: Other
Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Plaintiff
Plaintiff
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of New Jersey
970 Broad Street
Suite 700
Newark, NJ 07102
represented by MICHAEL E. CAMPION 
OFFICE OF THE US ATTORNEY
970 BROAD STREET
SUITE 700
NEWARK, NJ 07102
(973) 645-2700
Email: michael.campion@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICEDSUSAN R MILLENKY 
U.S. ATTORNEYS OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF NJ
970 BROAD ST.
SUITE 700
NEWARK, NJ 07102-2535
973-297-2067
Email: susan.millenky@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
V.
Defendant
BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE
Defendant
WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

 

Date Filed # Docket Text
06/13/2018 1 COMPLAINT against BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT, filed by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(MILLENKY, SUSAN) (Entered: 06/13/2018)
06/13/2018 Case Assigned to Judge Madeline Cox Arleo and Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor. (ak, ) (Entered: 06/14/2018)
06/15/2018 2 SUMMONS ISSUED as to BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Attached is the official court Summons, please fill out Defendant and Plaintiffs attorney information and serve. Issued By *Shea Smith* (sms) (Entered: 06/15/2018)
06/25/2018 3 AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons and Complaint , filed by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(MILLENKY, SUSAN) (Entered: 06/25/2018)
06/29/2018 4 NOTICE of Appearance by HENRY E. KLINGEMAN on behalf of BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (KLINGEMAN, HENRY) (Entered: 06/29/2018)
06/29/2018 5 NOTICE of Appearance by HELEN A. NAU on behalf of BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT (NAU, HELEN) (Entered: 06/29/2018)
06/29/2018 6 Application and Proposed Order for Clerk’s Order to extend time to answer. (KLINGEMAN, HENRY) (Entered: 06/29/2018)
07/02/2018 Clerk`s Text Order – The document 6 Application for Clerk’s Order to Ext Answer/Proposed Order submitted by BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT has been GRANTED. The answer due date has been set for 07/24/2018. (sms) (Entered: 07/02/2018)
07/10/2018 7 Letter from AUSA Susan Millenky re Related Litigation. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(MILLENKY, SUSAN) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
07/18/2018 8 ORDER, that the second action captioned above, United States of America v. Borough of Woodcliff Lake, et al., Civil Action No. 18-10511, is reassigned from District Court Judge Madeline C. Arleo and Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor to the undersigned and Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson; etc. Signed by Chief Judge Jose L. Linares on 07/18/2018. (sms) (Entered: 07/18/2018)
07/18/2018 Chief Judge Jose L. Linares and Magistrate Judge Joseph A. Dickson added. Judge Madeline Cox Arleo and Magistrate Judge Cathy L. Waldor no longer assigned to case. (sms) (Entered: 07/18/2018)
07/19/2018 9 APPLICATION/PETITION for Extension of Time to Answer, Move or Otherwise Reply for by BOROUGH OF WOODCLIFF LAKE, WOODCLIFF LAKE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT. (NAU, HELEN) (Entered: 07/19/2018)

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