Students and Parents For Privacy et al v. United States Department of Education et al

Northern District of Illinois, ilnd-1:2016-cv-04945

MOTION by Intervenor Defendants Student A, Student C, Student B, Illinois Safe Schools Alliance to dismiss the First Amended Complaint

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Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 204 Filed: 04/02/18 Page 1 of 3 PageID #:2996 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION STUDENTS AND PARENTS FOR) PRIVACY, a voluntary unincorporated) association; and VICTORIA WILSON,)) Plaintiffs,)) vs.)) SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF) Case No. 1:16-cv-04945 TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL) DISTRICT 211, COUNTY OF COOK) The Honorable Jorge L. Alonso AND STATE OF ILLINOIS,)) Defendants,)) and)) STUDENTS A, B, AND C, by and) through their parents and legal) guardians Parents A, B, and C, and) the ILLINOIS SAFE SCHOOLS) ALLIANCE,)) Intervenor-Defendants.) INTERVENOR-DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS THE FIRST AMENDED COMPLAINT Intervenor-Defendants, Students A, B, and C, Parents A, B, and C, and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance ("Intervenor-Defendants") hereby move under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) to dismiss the First Amended Complaint for failure to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. Plaintiffs' claims in the First Amended Complaint are each legally baseless under recent and controlling Circuit and Supreme Court precedent, and accordingly Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint should be dismissed in its entirety. 1 Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 204 Filed: 04/02/18 Page 2 of 3 PageID #:2997 In support of this motion, Intervenor-Defendants incorporate by reference the memorandum of law filed concurrently herewith, any reply memorandum that Intervenor- Defendants may file, and any oral argument the Court may allow at a hearing on this motion. Respectfully submitted, /s/Britt M. Miller___________ Dated: April 2, 2018 Britt M. Miller Timothy S. Bishop John Knight Laura R. Hammargren ROGER BALDWIN FOUNDATION OF Linda X. Shi ACLU, INC. MAYER BROWN LLP 180 North Michigan Avenue 71 South Wacker Drive Suite 2300 Chicago, IL 60606 Chicago, IL 60601 Telephone: (312) 782-0600 Telephone: (312) 201-9740 ext. 335 Facsimile: (312) 701-7711 Facsimile: (312) 288-5225 - and - - and – Catherine A. Bernard Ria Tabacco Mar* Madeleine L. Hogue* AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION MAYER BROWN LLP FOUNDATION 1999 K Street, N.W. 125 Broad St., 18th Floor Washington, DC 20006-1101 New York, NY 10004 Telephone: (202) 263-3000 Telephone: (212) 549-2627 Facsimile: (202) 263-3300 Facsimile: (212) 549-2650 * Admitted pro hac vice * Admitted pro hac vice 2 Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 204 Filed: 04/02/18 Page 3 of 3 PageID #:2998 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on April 2, 2018, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois by using the CM/ECF system. I certify that all participants in the case are registered MC/ECF users and that service will be accomplished by the CM/ECF system. By: /s/ Britt M. Miller 3