Landmark Ruling Halts Unconstitutional Taxpayer Funding of NJ Yeshiva and Seminary

Article originally found on ACLU.org

May 26, 2016

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Plaintiffs Rev. Craig Hirshberg and Gloria Schor Andersen

Court rules that Christie administration’s $11 million+ grant to religious schools violated NJ Constitution

In a groundbreaking victory against government sponsorship of religion, a New Jersey appellate court ruled that the administration of Gov. Chris Christie violated the New Jersey Constitution when it awarded more than $11 million to two religious institutions of higher learning. This decision (PDF) by the Appellate Division represents ...

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IN RE: the ADOPTION OF N.J.A.C. 5:96 and 5:97 by the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing

Supreme Court of New Jersey.

IN RE: the ADOPTION OF N.J.A.C. 5:96 and 5:97 by the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing.

    Decided: March 10, 2015

Kevin D. Walsh argued the cause for movant Fair Share Housing Center (Mr. Walsh, attorney; Mr. Walsh, Adam M. Gordon, Peter J. O’Connor, and Laura S. Smith–Denker, on the brief). Geraldine Callahan, Deputy Attorney General, argued the cause for respondent New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing (John J. Hoffman, Acting Attorney General of New Jersey, attorney). ...
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