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Blackman v. District of Columbia

United States District Court, D. Columbia.

November 4, 2014

MIKEISHA BLACKMAN, et al., Petitioners,
v.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, et al., Defendants

For Elise T. Baach, Special Master: Elise T. Baach, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA.

For Amy Totenberg, (Monitor), Special Master: Amy Totenberg, LEAD ATTORNEY, Atlanta, GA USA.

For Clarence J. Sundram, Cesar Chavez Public Charter School, Non-Party Respondent, Special Master: Lauren E. Baum, LEAD ATTORNEY, LAW OFFICES OF LAUREN E. BAUM, P.C., Washington, DC USA.

For Mary Ann Blackman, MIKEISHA BLACKMAN, by her mother & friend, Plaintiff: Carolyn W. Houck, LEAD ATTORNEY, LAW OFFICES OF CAROLYN W. HOUCK, Washington, DC USA; Ira A. Burnim, LEAD ATTORNEY, BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW, Washington, DC USA; Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Angela Leigh Lipscomb, Austin, Tx; Bonita A. Jones-Moon, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Jane Irene Ryan, STEPTOE & JOHNSON, L.L.P., Washington, DC USA; Julia Marie Graff, BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW, Washington, DC USA; Lewis L. Bossing, Jr., BAZELON CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH LAW, Washington, DC USA; Lindsey Bishop Lang, STEPTOE & JOHNSON LLP, Washington, DC USA; Margaret A. Kohn, LAW OFFICE OF MARGARET KOHN, Washington, DC USA; Matthew R. Mazgaj, STEPTOE & JOHNSON, LLP, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA; Travis A. Murrell, Washington, DC USA.

For Paul Chassy, DR., DARYL BUCKNER, by his next friend & Court appointed educational advocate, SHAWN RECTOR, by his next friend and educational advocate, Plaintiff: Paul Leonard Chassy, LEAD ATTORNEY, CHASSY & CHASSY, Silver Spring, MD USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Carolyn Jones, JAMES JONES, by his mother & friend, Plaintiff: Paul Leonard Chassy, LEAD ATTORNEY, CHASSY & CHASSY, Silver Spring, MD USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Diane Jones, SAMANTHA JONES, by her mother & friend, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Carol Dalton, LEONARD LUCAS, by his next friend & Court appointed educational advocate, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Michael Edmonds, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Andrew Durham, Plaintiff: James E. Brown, LEAD ATTORNEY, JAMES E. BROWN & ASSOCIATES, PLLC, Washington, DC USA; Travis A. Murrell, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For John Young, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Jerome Morris, Minor child, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Gloria Morris, Mother and next friend of the minor child Jerome Morris, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Terry Goings, Father and next friend of the minor child, Janikwa Henry, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Janikwa Henry, Minor child, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Sharon Stafford, Mother and next friend of minor child, Kevona Stafford, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Kevona Stafford, Minor child, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Sheila Link, As next friend of the minor child, DeMarkus Link, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Demarkus Link, Individually, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Joeann Lewis, As next friend of the minor child and legal guardian, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Robert Lewis, Individually, minor child, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Mattie Cheeks, Foster mother and next friend of the minor child, Reginald Alston, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Reginald Alston, Individually, minor child, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Jenee Mosley, Plaintiff: Anna Elizabeth Jenefsky, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA.

For Cecilia Ginyard, As next fried of the minor child MARY WESLELY, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Mary Wesley, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Theresa Bollech, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For John Bollech, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Ashley Bollech, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Rosa Sharpe, James Howard, Deborah Foster, Dennis Foster, Carolyn Rogers, Melody Simms, Joycene Moore, Charmaine Moore, Joyce Higdon, Kenneth Wills, Joyce Higdon, Kenneth Wills, Sharon Slade, Van Slade, Shirley Marrow, Sharnieka Marrow, Shelby Lucas, Plaintiff: Bonita A. Jones-Moon, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Chanette Alston, Plaintiff: Karen D. Alvarez, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Alvero Mayen, Plaintiff: Karen D. Alvarez, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA.

For Wendy Mayen, Plaintiff: Karen D. Alvarez, LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA.

For Kim Davis, Mother and next friend of the minor child, John Davis, Plaintiff: Bonita A. Jones-Moon, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For John Davis, Plaintiff: Bonita A. Jones-Moon, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Paula Velasquez, Mother and next friend of the minor child, Christian Cruz, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Christian Cruz, Minor Child, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Peter Howard, Minor Child, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Diane Blackwell, Mother and next friend of minor child, Equilla Blackwell ot, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Equilla Blackwell, Minor Child, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Elizabeth T. Jester, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Martha Harris, Guardian and next friend of the minor child, Jarnese Harris and Phyliss Tyler, guardian and next friend of the minor child Darnell Wise, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Jarnese Harris, Plaintiff: James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Zina Smith, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Shawn Sanders, Mother and next friend of the minor child Zina Smith, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Marion Bittle, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Ida Mae Thomas, Mother and next friend of the minor Maeteshia Thomas, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA.

For Jennifer Franklin, Mother and next friend of minor child, Leo Franklin, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Marcus Washington, Minor, Plaintiff: William E. Houston, DALTON, DALTON & HOUSTON, P.C., Alexandria, VA USA.

For Tammy Pleasant, Mother and next friend of the minor Anthony Pleasant, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA.

For Paulette Glenn, Mother and next friend of the minor child, Julius Johnson, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Gloria Adams, Mother and next friend of the minor LATOYA ADAMS, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Michael Richardson, Elsie Richardson, Aunt and next friend., Plaintiff: Arthur Hughes Fawcett, Jr., LEAD ATTORNEY, Washington, DC USA; Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Elizabeth Jones, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Wayne Young, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Lakisha Webster, mother and next friend of the minor child, STEPHONE FLOOD, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA.

For Dionne Timmons, mother and next friend of the minor child Nicola Timmons and Donnell Timmons., Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Julius Johnson, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Stephone Flood, Plaintiff: Ellen Douglass Dalton, LEAD ATTORNEY, FRIENDSHIP PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Donnell Miller, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For James Howard, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Van Slade, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Kenny Wills, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Mosis Blackmon, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Dennis Foster, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Diamond Wills, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Shirnieka Marrow, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Charmaine Moore, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Delores Mitchell, guardian and next friend of the minor child, TRAVIS MITCHELL, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Raynard Hough, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Myculle Miller, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Melody Simms, Plaintiff: Myrna Lee Fawcett, LEAD ATTORNEY, FAWCETT & FAWCETT, Washington, DC USA.

For Michelle Bridgeford, as mother and next friend of the minor child, ROCHELLE BRIDGEFORD., Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Louisa Caroline Wagley, by and through her mother, next friend and custodial parent POLLY KING, Plaintiff: Diana Marjorie Savit, LEAD ATTORNEY, SAVIT & SZYMKOWICZ, LLP, Bethesda, MD USA.

For Sherrille Edwards, mother and next friend of the minor child, ANDREW EDWARDS, Plaintiff: Elizabeth T. Jester, LEAD ATTORNEY, JESTER & WILLIAMS, Great Falls, VA USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Cherie Hill, As next friend of the minor child Darian Hill, Plaintiff: Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA.

For Idriys Abdullah, parent and next friend of Afra Abdullah, Plaintiff: Haylie Michelle Iseman, LEAD ATTORNEY, MICHAEL J. EIG & ASSOCIATES, PC, Chevy Chase, MD USA; Michael J. Eig, LEAD ATTORNEY, MICHAEL J. EIG & ASSOCIATES, PC, Chevy Chase, MD USA; Donna L Wulkan, LAW OFFICES OF DONNA L. WULKAN, Washington, DC USA; James E. Williams, JESTER & WILLAMS, Great Falls, VA USA.

For Melva Abdullah, parent and next friend of Afra Abdullah, Plaintiff: Haylie Michelle Iseman, LEAD ATTORNEY, MICHAEL J. EIG & ASSOCIATES, PC, Chevy Chase, MD USA; Michael J. Eig, LEAD ATTORNEY, MICHAEL J. EIG & ASSOCIATES, PC, Chevy Chase, MD USA; Donna L ...


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