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Congregation Rabbinical College of Tartikov Inc. v. Village of Pomona, New York

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20-14 2nd Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act’s substantial-burdens provision, an owner of real property seeking to use such property for religious exercise has Article III standing to challenge a municipality’s zoning law that prohibits outright the owner’s proposed land use without first being required to either apply for permits or variances that the municipality has no power to grant or to seek a legislative change to the zoning law from the municipality.

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DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 06 2020Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 10, 2020)
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