skip to content

Reentry Resource Center - New York

Serving People from Arrest to Reintegration

[Dempsey v. DOE] NYC Supreme Court Reverses DOE's Denial of Certification for School Bus Driver Citing the Determination as Arbitrary and Capricious (2012)

  • Organization: Supreme Court of the State of New York
  • Document Type: Case law/admin decisions
  • Date Created: Thursday, April 05, 2012
  • Submitted: Thursday, April 05, 2012
  • Attachment(s): PDF

The petitioner, an experienced school driver, had his application for certification to drive a bus from the Department of Education(DOE) denied based on his past criminal convictions. His last conviction was in 1993 and had received a Certificate of Relief from Disabilities.

The Court annulled DOE's determination and ordered petitioner's application be granted after it found that the agency denied the petitioner in an arbitrary and capricious.

Pro Bono and legal aid attorney resources - Pro Bono Net