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Represented the State of North Dakota in a constitutional challenge brought by nine plaintiff school districts to the state's K-12 school funding formulas.

ClientState of North Dakota
Region
North Dakota
DescriptionDefended the State of North Dakota, as co-counsel with the State Attorney General, in a challenge to the constitutionality of the state's K-12 school funding formulas brought by nine plaintiff school districts. Plaintiffs' principal expert opined that more than $200 million per year in additional funding from the state was needed to meet the constitutional standard. After completion of expert discovery and shortly before the trial began, the parties entered into an agreement that stayed the case through the next legislative session.

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