Protracted Battle Over Basking Ridge Mosque

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Muslim community leaders, Imam Ahmed Dewidar, left, of the Islamic Center of Mid-Manhattan, Imam Wahy ud-Deen Shareef, second left, of Masjid Waarith ud Deen, in Irvington, N.J., M.Ali Chaudry.

Mark Di Ionno, columnist at the Star Ledger, and Adeel Mangi, New York City-based Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP the lead counsel for Islamic Society and Chaudrydiscuss the justice department's recently filed lawsuit against Bernards Township in New Jersey, on behalf of a proposed mosque that has faced stiff — and potentially illegal — opposition from some of the town.