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Case Name R.A.G. v. Buffalo City Sch. Dist. Bd. Of Educ. ED-NY-0019
Docket / Court 1:12-cv-00960 ( W.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Education
Special Collection Post-WalMart decisions on class certification
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Content of Injunction
Remedial education
Elementary/Secondary School
disability, unspecified
Medical/Mental Health
Intellectual/Developmental Disability
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Indv. w/ Disab. Educ. Act (IDEA), Educ. of All Handcpd. Children Act , 20 U.S.C. § 1400
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
State law
Defendant(s) Buffalo City School District
Plaintiff Description All children, and parents of children, between the ages of 5 and 21 residing in the Buffalo City School District, present and future, who are classified as disabled per the definition in Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1400 and receive related services.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2015 - 2017
Filing Year 2012
Case Closing Year 2017
Case Ongoing No
1:12-cv-00960 (W.D.N.Y.)
ED-NY-0019-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/12/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
ED-NY-0019-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/11/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision and Order Granting Class Certification [ECF# 40] (W.D.N.Y.)
ED-NY-0019-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation and Order of Settlement [ECF# 58] (W.D.N.Y.)
ED-NY-0019-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/24/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Foschio, Leslie G. (W.D.N.Y., W.D.N.Y.)
Skretny, William M. (W.D.N.Y.)
ED-NY-0019-0002 | ED-NY-0019-0003 | ED-NY-0019-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Ackerhalt, Arthur H (New York)
ED-NY-0019-0001 | ED-NY-0019-9000
Goldstein, Bruce A (New York)
ED-NY-0019-0001 | ED-NY-0019-9000
Pletcher, Jay Charles (New York)
ED-NY-0019-0001 | ED-NY-0019-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Foss, Kelly S (New York)
Sullivan, Richard T (New York)
Weiss, Jeffrey Joel (New York)

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