BALTIMORE (Legal Newsline) — A Maryland agency is suing the Department of Education, alleging violation of federal law.
The Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services filed a complaint May 19 in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland against the U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration alleging the U.S. government illegally ordered Maryland to pay the petitioner.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff suffered damages because a three-member panel awarded monetary damages despite not being authorized by the Randolph-Sheppard Act.
The plaintiff seeks to declare the panel erred in its opinion, declare that the panel's opinion and award be set aside, and all other relief the court deems just. They are represented by Maryland assistant attorney general Elliott L. Schoen of Office of the Attorney General in Baltimore.
U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland case number 1:17-cv-01383-MJG