No. 21-2732.

53 F.4th 769 (2022)

Charles CLARK, III; Solid Rock Baptist Church, New Jersey not-for-profit corporation; Bible Baptist Church of Clementon, New Jersey not-for-profit corporation; Charles Clark, Jr.; Pastor Andrew Reese, Appellants v. GOVERNOR OF the State of NEW JERSEY; Attorney General of the State of New Jersey; Patrick J. Callahan, Superintendent of State Police and State Director of Emergency Management in his official capacities; Jill S. Mayer; Thomas J. Weaver; Chief Charles Grover; Rick Miller; Millard Wilkinson; Richard A. De Michele; Cheryl R. Hendler Cohen.

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit.

(Filed: November 28, 2022).

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David C. Gibbs, Jr. , Jonathan D. Gibbs , Seth J. Kraus , Gibbs & Associates, 6398 Thornberry Court, Mason, OH 45040, Brian D. Tome [Argued], Reilly McDevitt & Henrich, 3 Executive Campus, Suite 310, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002, Walter S. Zimolong, III, Zimolong LLC, P.O. Box 552, Villanova, PA 19085, Counsel for Appellants.

Matthew J. Berns * [Argued], Jeremy Feigenbaum , Robert J. McGuire , Daniel M. Vannella , Office of Attorney General of New Jersey, Division of Law, 25 Market Street, Hughes Justice Complex, Trenton, NJ 08625, Counsel for Appellees Governor of New Jersey, Attorney General of New Jersey, Patrick J. Callahan.

George J. Botcheos , 1202 Laurel Oak Road, Suite 208, Voorhees, NJ 08043, Counsel for Appellee Thomas J. Weaver, Charles Grover, Cheryl R. Hendler-Cohen.

Before: Greenaway, Jr., Matey, and Rendell, Circuit Judges.


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