[JURIST] New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman [official website] on Friday filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the validity of the state’s newly passed Marriage Equality Act [text, PDF; JURIST report]. The initial complaint [text, PDF], filed by New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms (NYCF) [advocacy website] and other groups in the Seventh Judicial District of the New York State Supreme Court [official website], alleged that the law is invalid because state officials failed to follow proper procedure. The…