Capitol Tonight reporter Liz benjamin announced Cathie Black lawsuit No. 2. Attorneys Norman Siegel and Herbert Teitelbaum submit 2nd lawsuit on behalf of fourteen parents and Assemblyman Hakim Jeffries a critic of the embattled Chancellor possibly not-to be Cathie Black submitted to NYS Supreme Court. It is the 2nd lawsuit challenging her qualifications for job. Here is the Petitioners' Memorandum of Law in support of their application for Judgement Pursuant to Article 78 and the Verified Petition.
Still, in the first lawsuit attorney Eric Snyder also takes issue with the qualifications of Cathie Black. Yet the lawsuits don't cite the procedural violations in the decision of Commissioner Steiner to accept the application from Mayor Bloomberg instead of the board of education or the Panel for Education Policy in the first place.