A federal judge on Thursday threw out a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the mother of a 26-year old man fatally shot by a deputy U.S. marshal in a Fairfax-area alley in 2008. Alice Smithen brought the civil suit against the federal government in 2009, but it was put on hold as former Deputy Matthew...
The family of a man who died from dehydration in jail back in April 2016 has filed a lawsuit against Milwaukee county and Sheriff David Clarke. Terrill Thomas, 38, was found dead on the floor of his cell at the Milwaukee County JailShow More Summary
Compton Records, doing business as Ruthless Records and owned by N.W.A's Eazy-E’s widow Tomica Woods-Wright, yesterday filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Arnold E. White (Bigg A) and Eric Darnel Wright, aka Lil Eazy-E (technically Woods-Wright's step-son) who has allegedly launched a company with the same Ruthless Records name. The suit claims that…
A Rhode Island police officer has filed a lawsuit against the city of Providence in which he says he wasn't promoted because he is Chinese-American. Eugene Chin has been a … Click to Continue »
This is a guest post by Lisa L. Miller, Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University In the movie Denial, which recounts the story of the libel lawsuit filed by disgraced historian David Irving against Emory University Professor Deborah Lipstadt, who labeled Irving a Holocaust denier, Professor Lipstadt is surprised to learn that the legal […]
The Oklahoma City school board will consider a resolution that could lead to a lawsuit against the leaders of Oklahoma's Legislature over school funding. School Superintendent Aurora Lora and board … Click to Continue »
Two psychologists, James Mitchell and Bruce Jessen, who were contracted by the CIA to develop torture techniques, agreed to a confidential settlement with torture survivors. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) sued Mitchell and...Show More Summary
MCPO Ret. In TN sends us a link which reports that the Attorney General of Minnesota has filed a lawsuit against Future Income Payments, of Delaware, and FIP, of Nevada which share an address. The company is not licensed to issue loans in Minnesota, but they’ve bilked two veterans and Minnesotans out of thousands of […]
Eazy-E's widow in legal fight over Ruthless Records. Continue reading…
The Cherokee Nation is urging a federal judge to allow a tribal lawsuit against distributors and retailers of opioid medications to be litigated in the tribe's own court. Cherokee Nation … Click to Continue »
Taylor Swift wasn't alone when she showed up to court last week and won a symbolic $1 battery and assault lawsuit against a DJ who groped her. Of course, media was present throughout the week, alongside her family and friends—but so...Show More Summary
Despite its name, Nestle's Poland Spring bottled water actually comes from Maine. But that's not the issue being raised in a class-action lawsuit against the company. In what they call a "colossal fraud," 11 plaintiffs in eight states argue the "100% Natural Spring Water" is actually "ordinary groundwater" drawn from...
A settlement was announced Thursday in a lawsuit brought by the American Civil Liberties Union against two psychologists involved in designing the CIA's harsh interrogation program used in the war … Click to Continue »
A lawsuit against two psychologists who helped devise the C.I.A.’s brutal interrogation program was an unusual effort to demand accountability for tactics adopted after Sept. 11.
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals has weighed in on a lawsuit aimed at the State Bar Association of North Dakota over that organization’s use of legally-required lawyer dues to engage in political activities against a shared parenting measure in the 2014 election cycle. The plaintiff in the suit, Bismarck attorney Arnold Fleck, originally argued...
Despite the best efforts of her lawyers, Lady Gaga is getting dragged into the defamation lawsuit Lukasz “Dr. Luke” Gottwald has filed against Kesha. Gottwald’s lawyers subpoenaed Lady Gaga earlier this year after she’d already supplied...Show More Summary
Premise You’ve all had them – that annoying, pesky robocall, offering a free timeshare, or survey for your thoughts, or in this case, a free cruise! A class action lawsuit against Big Cruise, including Carnival, Norwegian, and Royal Caribbean, argues that these players violated the Telephone Consumer Protection act by spamming unsuspecting Americans with robocalls. […]
Aldo Vera Jr. filed a lawsuit against the nation of Cuba due to the alleged assassination of his father in the late 1970s in Puerto Rico. After receiving a default judgment on his claims in 2008 in a Florida state court, which were presumed to be permissible under the......
A class action lawsuit was brought against Shoppers Drug Mart (Pharmaprix in Quebec) by 1.4 million members in the province of Quebec back in 2010, when Shoppers Optimum devalued its reward redemption. It took 7 years to finally come to a settle worth over 2 billion points, which is worth over $4 million. Show More Summary
Tomica Woods-Wright filed a trademark lawsuit on Tuesday against Eric Darnell Wright and Arnold E. White.