Opponent Seeks to Block Construction Of Downtown Mosque

January 11, 2011

Author: Kirk Semple

Source: The New York Times


Lawyers representing a firefighter who is suing to block the development of a Muslim community center and mosque in Lower Manhattan filed a motion on Tuesday seeking to block the developers from doing any construction on the site.


The motion, filed in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, also asked a judge to allow the plaintiff’s lawyers to conduct discovery, the pretrial phase of a lawsuit in which each party can obtain evidence through depositions and other means.