UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The legal battle between Superintendent Bruce Karam and the Utica City School District continues. Karam has now filed a federal complaint against the district as well as Board of Education members Joseph Hobika, Danielle Padula, Tennille Knoop, James Paul and acting superintendent Brian Nolan. The case is currently pending before the United States District Court. Oral arguments will be heard by Judge Scott Delconte in the Oneida County Supreme Court on February 7th.