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Borough of Cresskill v. Borough of Dumont
New Jersey Supreme Court
104 A.2d 441 (1954)
The Borough of Dumont (defendant) rezoned a parcel of land on the northeast border of the borough from a residential area to a commercial area that would allow the development of a shopping center. Directly across the street from this parcel of land were residential areas of three other boroughs. Those three boroughs and surrounding landowners (plaintiffs) filed a lawsuit against the Borough of Dumont to challenge the rezoning. The trial court ruled in favor of the three boroughs and landowners. The Borough of Dumont appealed.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Vanderbilt, C.J.)
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