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Dalton & Tomich Attorneys Secure $1.1 Million Jury Verdict in RLUIPA trial

  • October 19, 2012
  • by Zana Tomich

Congratulations to Academy of Our Lady of Peace, and Dalton & Tomich attorneys as they secure a $1.1 Million jury verdict against the City of San Diego. After a two week trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San […]

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Dalton & Tomich Attorneys Begin Federal Trial in San Diego

  • October 9, 2012
  • by Admin

The attorneys of Dalton & Tomich begin a federal jury trial in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California in San Diego Tuesday in a suit that pits their client, an all-girls Catholic high school, against the City of San Diego. The […]

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Temples, Churches and Other Religious Organizations Win Civil Rights Lawsuits Against Local Communities

  • February 24, 2011
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

Bloomfield Hills, MICH. – A Hindu faith community based near Philadelphia is among the latest in a trend toward growing numbers of religious organizations successfully defending constitutionally granted civil rights in a land use case against a United States municipality. The Adhi Parasakthi Charitable, Medical, […]

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  • December 14, 2010
  • by Daniel P. Dalton

As noted in the Alliance Defense Blog, in Hazel Park, Michigan, city authorities have been doing their red-tape best to gerrymander a local congregation, Salvation Temple Church, out of the district. Happily, a federal judge is making it her business to introduce the town fathers […]

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Dalton & Tomich, PLC is the national leader in successfully helping churches, other religious institutions and their insurers defend their rights in land use and zoning matters under RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. We have helped clients win cases against municipalities and other local government bodies from coast to coast, with experience serving both as general counsel and special litigation counsel.