captain of the team. Collectively, these Plaintiffs are sometimes referred to herein as the StudentPlaintiffs.2.
Plaintiffs Etan Mirwis, Mark Buchine, and Myra Weisfeld are individuals residingin Houston, Texas, and are the parents of the Student Plaintiffs described in paragraphs 2 and 3above. Collectively, these Plaintiffs are sometimes referred to herein as the Parent Plaintiffs.3.
MISD is a school district and political subdivision of the State of Texas thatoperates, oversees and administers public schools in the City of Mansfield, Texas. MISD is a“government agency” within the meaning of the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act(“TRFRA”), Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code § 110.001 et seq., as it is an agency of theState or of a municipality or other political subdivision of the State of Texas. Pursuant to TexasCivil Practice & Remedies Code § 17.024(c), MISD may be served with process by serving itsSuperintendent, Dr. Bob Morrison, at Mansfield ISD, 605 East Broad Street, Mansfield, TX76063.4.
TAPPS is a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the State of Texas, and with its principal place of business at 601 N. Main, P.O. Box 1039, Salado, Texas76571. TAPPS may be served by service upon its President, Mr. Edd Burleson, at 601 N. Main,Salado, Texas 76571.
II. JURISDICTION AND VENUE
This court has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1331 and1343, as the Plaintiffs’ claims arise under the Constitution and laws of the United States andconcern, under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, the deprivation of rights secured by the Constitution of theUnited States. This Court has supplemental jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1367 over Plaintiffs’ claims under the TRFRA and for breach of contract.
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