Fisher, et al v. Tucson Unified, et al

Plaintiff: Roy Fisher, Maria Mendoza, Josie Fisher and Edward A Contreras
Defendant: Tucson Unified School District
Intervenor_defendant: Sidney L Sutton, Sally J Sutton, John R Centeno, Mary Katherine Centeno, Librada G Ruiz and Sidney Taize
Intervenor_plaintiff: United States of America
Intervenor: Independent Citizens Committee
Case Number: 4:1974cv00090
Filed: May 24, 1974
Court: Arizona District Court
Office: Tucson Division Office
County: Pima
Presiding Judge: David C Bury
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: None

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March 13, 2017 1996 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the Report and Recommendations 1987 , 1988 are adopted by the Court. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 3/10/2017. (SEE ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.)(BAR)
December 27, 2016 1982 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the Special Master's Report and Recommendations 1925 and supplemental R&R 1941 is adopted by the Court and for those reasons stated in the R&Rs, the Court rejects the Mendoza Plaintiffs request for a finding of non-compliance regarding implementation of CRC. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 12/27/2016. (SEE ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.)(BAR)
December 22, 2016 1980 Opinion or Order of the Court Ordered that the Reports and Recommendations addressing withdrawal of magnet status, 1956 , 1971 and 1974 are adopted by the Court. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 12/22/2016. (SEE ATTACHED ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.)(BAR)
June 6, 2016 1939 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER, it is ordered that the Court adopts the Special Masters recommendation (Docs. 1933 , 1936 , 1937 ) and approves the addition of grades six through eight at Borman Elementary School. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 6/6/2016. (SIB)
March 28, 2016 1914 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER adopting the 1913 Report and Recommendation of the Special Master set out in his Report and Recommendation. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 3/25/2016. (SEE ORDER FOR DETAILS.)(BAR)
March 8, 2016 1909 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the 1884 Report and Recommendation is adopted in part and rejected in part. Further ordered that the NARA (1869) is approved in part as to the reconfiguration of Drachman K-6 to a K-8 school. It is further ordered that the NARA (18 69) is not approved in part as for TUSDs plan to reconfigure Borman K-5 to a K-8 school. It is further ordered that the NARA is not approved to reconfigure Fruchthendler and Collier elementary schools to add the 6th grade and to add a middle school (7th and 8th grades) at Sabino High School. The Court approves the NARA in respect to TUSDs plan to add express bussing and the AVID and AP programs at Magee Middle School and Advanced Learning Experiences (ALEs) such as GATE and pre-AP classes. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 3/8/2016.(BAR)
January 27, 2016 1894 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING IN PART REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION 1845 as stated in Order. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED the docket shall reflect that R&R 1836 is not pending because it was replaced by R&R 1845 . TUSD shall undertake further review and evaluation of t he adequacy of these weights. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED denying TUSD's request to strike portions of the Special Master's R&R, and therefore, the Motion to Strike 1855 filed by the Plaintiffs Mendoza is DENIED AS MOOT. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 1/26/2016. (SEE ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS) (DPS)
November 19, 2015 1870 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER adopting the Special Master's 1825 Report and Recommendation re: the Revised CMP and adopting the Revised CMP as recommended by the Special Master. Further ordered adopting the 1864 Report and Recommendation re Stipulation (Second) Regarding Magnet School Enrollment Data and Magnet School Supplemented Improvement Plans and adopting the Stipulation as recommended by the Special Master. Further ordered that the First Stipulation is moot, and denying the 1846 Motion for Hearing. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 11/19/2015. (SEE ORDER FOR COMPLETE DETAILS.)(BAR)
September 1, 2015 1838 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the 1834 Report and Recommendation to approve the Notice and Request for Approval (NARA) is adopted and the Sale of the Townsend Property by TUSD is approved. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 9/1/2015. (BAR)
July 14, 2015 1826 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. It is ordered adopting the 1821 Report and Recommendation to Approve the NARA for Sale of the Van Horne Property by TUSD. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 7/13/2015. (BAR)
June 12, 2015 1809 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the NARA to add two portable buildings at Dietz K-8 School is approved. Further ordered that the Special Master's 1805 Report and Recommendation is adopted. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 6/11/2015.(See Attached Order for Further Details).(BAR)
February 13, 2015 1771 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING IN PART AND REJECTED IN PART THE SPECIAL MASTER'S REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION, 1645 Report and Recommendation. Plaintiffs and the Special Master may file objections within 14 days of the filing date of the Supplement ALE Action Plan. TUSD may file a Reply within 7 days of the filing date of any Objection. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 2/13/2015. SEE ORDER FOR DETAILS.(BAR)
January 30, 2015 1760 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the Court adopts the recommendation contained in R&R 1659 , 1666 that, within 20 days of the filing date of this Order, TUSD shall provide the Plaintiffs and Special Master with Teacher and Principal Evaluation Action Plans. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 1/28/2015. SEE ORDER FOR FURTHER DETAILS. (BAR)
August 28, 2014 1660 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDERED that the 1601 Report and Recommendation is adopted in part in respect to the recommendation to approve the Boundary Review Process. The R&R is moot in all other parts. Further ordered that the recommendation in the Special Masters First Annual Report on the Status of Progress in Implementing the Unitary Status Plan for the Tucson Unified School District is moot. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 8/27/2014. (See Order for Further Details.) (BAR)
August 21, 2014 1651 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION (Doc. 1612 ) in part s to the limited use for the LMA. TUSD to file reply to the Mendoza Plaintiffs' Objection to omissions in the R&R (Doc. 1612) within 21 days. TUSD shall have 21 days to revise the ORR Plan to conform to the findings and directives of the Court. Any objection may be filed within 14 days of the filing of the revised ORR. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 8/20/14. (SMBE)
December 16, 2013 1520 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING 1519 Report and Recommendation - Special Master - RE: UHS Admission Process Revision, filed by Willis Hawley. By January 15, 2014, the District shall develop student essay questions and non-cognitive measures. the District shall comply with the Special Masters recommendations. The Districts Request for Authorization to Respond to the R&R of the Special Master Re: UHS Admissions and for Oral Argument (Doc. 1504) is DENIED. Objection and Response to Special Masters Report and Recommendations Regarding University High School (Doc. 1518), which exceeds, without leave, the 17-page limit for memorandum is STRICKEN.. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 12/16/13. (SMBE)
December 2, 2013 1511 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION. 1509 Report and Recommendation - Special Master, filed by Willis Hawley. Within 60 days of the end of this academic year, the Special Master shall file a Supplemental Report & Recommendation and revisit each of the Fisher Plaintiffs objections. Signed by Senior Judge David C Bury on 11/20/13. (SMBE)
September 14, 2011 1320 Opinion or Order of the Court ORDER DENYING 1319 Request for Status Conference; DENYING 1313 Request for Settlement Conference or Appointment of Mediator; DENYING 1312 Request for Status Conference.Within 5 days,any party objecting to the appointment of a Special Master in this case shall file an Objection.Any Response due within 5 days. There will be no Replies. Within 20 days, parties shall file a Joint Memorandum that identifies the Special Master stipulated to by the parties. Within 30 days,parties shall joi ntly prepare and file a proposed form of Order for the appointment of the Special Master. Within 30 days, parties shall prepare/file memoranda re:appropriateness of partial judicial withdrawal and memoranda regarding the adequacy of the PUSP. Within 10 days,the Plaintiff-Intervenor shall file the brief requested by the Court.(See attached pdf for complete information). Signed by Judge David C Bury on 9/13/11. (SMBE)

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Plaintiff: Roy Fisher
Represented By: Cynthia Valenzuela Dixon
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Plaintiff: Maria Mendoza
Represented By: Cynthia Valenzuela Dixon
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Plaintiff: Josie Fisher
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Plaintiff: Edward A Contreras
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Intervenor_defendant: Sidney L Sutton
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Intervenor_defendant: Sally J Sutton
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Intervenor_defendant: John R Centeno
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Intervenor_defendant: Mary Katherine Centeno
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Intervenor_defendant: Librada G Ruiz
Represented By: Edmund D Kahn
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Intervenor_defendant: Sidney Taize
Represented By: Edmund D Kahn
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Intervenor_plaintiff: United States of America
Represented By: John Roy Moore
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Defendant: Tucson Unified School District
Represented By: Heather Kendra Gaines
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Intervenor: Independent Citizens Committee
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