No. 11-CV-5632 (RR)(GEL)(DLI)(RLM).

881 F.Supp.2d 356 (2012)

Mark A. FAVORS, Howard Leib, Lillie H. Galan, Edward A. Mulraine, Warren Schreiber, and Weyman A. Carey, Plaintiffs, Donna Kaye Drayton, Edwin Ellis, Aida Forrest, Gene A. Johnson, Joy Woolley, Sheila Wright, Melvin Boone, Grisselle Gonzalez, Dennis O. Jones, Regis Thompson Lawrence, Aubrey Phillips, Linda Lee, Shing Chor Chung, Julia Yang, Jung Ho Hong, Juan Ramos, Nick Chavarria, Graciela Heymann, Sandra Martinez, Edwin Roldan, Manolin Tirado, Linda Rose, Everet Mills, Anthony Hoffman, Kim Thompson-Werekoh, Carlotta Bishop, Carol Rinzler, George Stamatiades, Josephine Rodriguez, Scott Auster, and Itzchok Ullman, Intervenor-Plaintiffs, v. Andrew M. CUOMO, as Governor of the State of New York, Robert J. Duffy, as President of the Senate of the State of New York, Dean G. Skelos, as Majority Leader and President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the State of New York, Sheldon Silver, as Speaker of the Assembly of the State of New York, John L. Sampson, as Minority Leader of the Senate of the State of New York, Brian M. Kolb, as Minority Leader of the Assembly of the State of New York, New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment ("Latfor"), John J. Mceneny, as Member of Latfor, Robert Oaks, as Member of Latfor, Roman Hedges, as Member of Latfor, Michael F. Nozzolio, as Member of Latfor, Martin Malavé Dilan, as Member of Latfor, and Welquis R. Lopez, as Member of Latfor, Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. New York.

May 16, 2012.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Daniel Max Burstein , Jeffrey Alan Williams , New York, NY, Richard Mancino , Willkie Farr & Gallagher, New York, NY, for Plaintiffs.

Esmeralda Simmons , Joan P. Gibbs , Brooklyn, NY, Frederick K. Brewington , Valerie M. Cartright , Law Offices of Frederick K. Brewington, Hempstead, NY, Glenn Duque Magpantay , Kenneth Kimerling , Asian American Legal Defense & Education Fund, Jackson Chin , Latinojustice Prldef , Richard Mancino , Willkie Farr & Gallagher, Noah Barnett Peters , Kaye Scholer , Jeffrey M. Norton , Randolph M. McLaughlin , James Herschlein , Jose Luis Perez , Jeffrey Dean Vanacore , Daniel Max Burstein , Jeffrey Alan Williams , New York, NY, Marc E. Elias , Perkins Coie, LLP, John M. Devaney , Washington, DC, Kevin J. Hamilton , Seattle, WA, Lee Daniel Apotheker , Pannone Lopes Deveeaux & West, White Plains, NY, for Intervenor Plaintiffs.

Joshua Benjamin Pepper , Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY, David L. Lewis , Lewis & Fiore, New York, NY, Michael A. Carvin , Todd R. Geremia , Michael A. Carvin , Jones Day, New York, NY, C. Daniel Chill , Elaine M. Reich , Graubard Miller, John R. Cuti , Julie Ehrlich , Cuti Hecker Wang LLP, Leonard M. Kohen , Leonard Kohen , New York, NY, Jeffrey M. Wice , Washington, DC, Alexander G.P. Goldenberg , Eric Jason Hecker , Kevin M. Lang , Donald J. Hillmann , Jennifer K. Harvey , Kevin M. Lang Couch White LLP, Albany, NY, Jonathan Halsby Sinnreich , Timothy F. Hill , Vincent J. Messina, Jr. , for Defendants.


REENA RAGGI, Circuit Judge, GERARD E. LYNCH, Circuit Judge and DORA L. IRIZARRY, District Judge.

In this opinion and order, we address several outstanding motions following our previous orders denying defendants' motions to dismiss the original complaint, see Favors v. Cuomo, 866 F.Supp.2d 176, No. 11-cv-5632 (RR)(GEL)(DLI)(RLM), 2012 WL 824858 (E.D.N.Y. Mar. 8, 2012), and adopting, with...

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