Tamara Tucker et. al. vs the City of NY: Budget cut lawsuit documents

Here are the legal papers associated with the lawsuit Tamara Tucker et. al. vs the City of NY.

This lawsuit was filed on July 18, 2022 to request a restraining order against the budget cuts to schools and for the City Council to have an opportunity to revote on the education budget. More on this lawsuit here.

Verified Petition.

Order to show cause.

Sarah Brooks affidavit.

Paul Trust affidavit.

Melanie Kotler affidavit.

Tamara Tucker affidavit.

Thomas Sheppard affidavit.

Leonie Haimson affidavit.

Laura Barbieri affidavit.

Memo of Law.



July 22, 2022

Judge Lyle Frank’s Temporary Restraining Order.


July 25, 2022

The City’s request to reconsider and vacate the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO).

AFFIRMATION in Support of application to vacate preliminary injunction

Affidavit in opposition to Motion for interim Relief

Respondents Memo of Law in Support of Application to vacate court order of July 22, 2022


July 26, 2022

The Petitioners’ response to the City’s request to vacate the TRO

Affirmation of Laura D. Barbieri in support of Memo of Law in Opposition to Respondents motion to vacate TRO

Memorandum of Law in opposition to respondents’ motion to vacate the TRO

Melanie Kotler 2nd Affidavit

Nequan McLean Affidavit

Paul Trust 2nd Affidavit

Tamara_Tucker_2nd Affidavit

Leonie Haimson 2nd Affidavit (response to city’s claims)

Camille Casaretti Affidavit




July 27, 2022

Judge Lyle Frank’s denial of City’s request to vacate the TRO


July 28, 2022

The City’s Appeal to the Appellate Court to vacate the TRO


July 30, 2022

Appellate Judge Bahaati E. Pitt rejection of City’s request to vacate the TRO #1

Appellate Judge Bahaati E. Pitt rejection of City’s request to vacate the TRO #2


August 4, 2022

Eyewitness account of State Supreme Court hearing

City letter to Judge Frank

Petitioners submission to Judge Frank


August 5, 2022

Judge Lyle Frank court order


August 9, 2022

Appellate Court order granting an automatic stay

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