As expected, the Mount Holly town council voted last night to approve the settlement in Township of Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc.  Coming just three weeks before the U.S. Supreme Court oral argument scheduled for December 4, the vote effectively ends the litigation and means a second important opportunity

Last night, the Mount Holly town council met to discuss the tentative settlement in Township of Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc.  We understand that due to issues concerning the language of the proposed settlement agreement, the council did not vote on the settlement.  It is expected that these issues

Thirteen amicus briefs have been filed in Township of Mount Holly v. Mt. Holly Gardens Citizens in Action, Inc., the case pending in the U.S. Supreme Court in which the question presented is whether disparate impact claims are cognizable under the Fair Housing Act (FHA).  

Twelve of the amicus briefs support the Township’s position