Posted November 8, 2022 1:04 pm by Comments

By Alex Madajian

Click here to see Judge Suddaby’s Full Ruling on GOA’s New York Lawsuit

Conclusion from Ruling:
As they did with regard to a Temporary Restraining Order, the State Defendants have requested that any Preliminary Injunction that is issued by the Court be (1) either limited in scope to Plaintiffs or the Northern District of New York, and (2) stayed for three business days pending appeal.  (Dkt. No. 48, at 115-16.)
After carefully considering the matter, the Court denies this request for the reasons stated by Plaintiffs in their reply papers and during oral argument, and for the reasons stated recently by U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra in Hardaway v. Nigrelli.   (Dkt. No. 69, at 54 [Plfs.’ Reply Memo. of Law]; Dkt. No. 71, at 107-08 [Prelim. Inj. Tr.].)  See also Hardaway v. Nigerelli, 22-CV-0771, 2022 WL 16646220, at *18-19 (W.D.N.Y. Nov. 3, 2022).  To those reasons, the Court adds the fact that five of the nine Defendants in this action have not even opposed Plaintiffs’ motion to preliminarily enjoin the below-enjoined provisions of this patently unconstitutional law. See, supra, Part I of this Decision.  Although the Court has not considered that de facto consent in evaluating the merits of Plaintiffs’ claims,140 the

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