Lawsuits

Aclu, Protesters Sue Trump Over Use Of Force On Peaceful Demonstrators

The American Civil Liberties Union and protesters from Maryland and Washington, D.C., filed a lawsuit on Thursday against the Trump administration over the use of force to push peaceful demonstrators out of Lafayette Square on Monday. President...
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Pelicans' Zion Williamson Granted Temporary Stay In Prime Sports Marketing Case

New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson won't have to answer questions under oath in the Prime Sports Marketing lawsuit after being granted a temporary stay by a Florida appeals court Thursday, according to Daniel Wallach of The...
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Nbc Denies That Gabrielle Union Was Threatened By Exec Paul Telegdy

Gabrielle Union filed a discrimination complaint against America’s Got Talent and the show’s producers, and now NBC has responded to the lawsuit. The 47-year-old entertainer, who served as a judge on the show last year, accused NBC exec...
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Black Lives Matter Is Suing Trump For Using Force On Peaceful Protesters Outside The White House

Black Lives Matter‘s DC chapter has filed a lawsuit against President Trump and the federal government after force was used against protesters outside of the White House earlier this week. The protesters who were gathered north of the White...
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Police Arrest Tactics At Protests Add To Virus Risk

Mass arrests of protesters across the country — many held for hours in vans, cells and other enclosed spaces — are heightening the risk of coronavirus spread, according to public health experts and lawsuits filed by civil rights groups. As tens...
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Simon Property Group Sues Gap For Nearly $66 Million In Unpaid Rent

According to allegations in a lawsuit filed Tuesday by Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), apparel retailer Gap (NYSE: GPS) failed to pay nearly $66 million in rent and other expenses that it owed during the months when those locations were shut down...
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[eugene Volokh] Pseudonymous Litigation Requires Court Permission

A reminder yesterday from Judge James S. Gwin (N.D. Ohio) in Doe v. Doe, a slander lawsuit stemming from allegations of sexual abuse at Oberlin College—the plaintiff is seeking to litigate the case under a pseudonym, but that requires court...

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Kodak Black Says U.s. Marshals Violated His Civil Rights Over Leaked Pic Of Him In Handcuffs; Files...

Source: Johnny Nunez / Getty Kodak Black says his civil rights were violated when federal law enforcement allegedly leaked pic of him in cuffs to the press – and now he wants the federal government to pay. This week, the “Zeze” rapper...
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‘qualified Immunity’ For Police Getting Fresh Look By Scotus After George Floyd Death

The U.S. Supreme Court could revisit its 50-year-old doctrine of "qualified immunity" for law enforcement, which has shielded cops from misconduct lawsuits.
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Google Faces $5 Billion Lawsuit Over Tracking Users In Incognito Mode

Google is facing a $5 billion class action lawsuit over tracking Chrome users — even in incognito mode. The lawsuit, which was filed in the federal court in San Jose, California on Tuesday, accuses the company of collecting information about what...
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Is The Internet Archive An Internet Pirate?

All too often, the road to a costly lawsuit is paved with good intentions. Take the recent complaint filed against the Internet Archive (IA) by a coalition of publishers, alleging that IA’s online posting of over one million books constitutes...

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Lenny Dykstra Deemed 'libel-proof' In Defamation Suit Loss To Ron Darling And Publisher

Defamation lawsuits often fail because of the high bar plaintiffs need to meet to prove defamation -- especially of a public figure. But, while there are lots of ways to lose a defamation lawsuit as a plaintiff, my favorite must certainly be the...

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Lenny Dykstra Deemed 'libel-proof' In Defamation Suit Loss To Ron Darling And Publisher

Defamation lawsuits often fail because of the high bar plaintiffs need to meet to prove defamation -- especially of a public figure. But, while there are lots of ways to lose a defamation lawsuit as a plaintiff, my favorite must certainly be the...

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Amazon Warehouse Workers Sue Over Risk Of Covid-19 Infection

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A group of three Amazon warehouse employees who work out of the company’s New York fulfillment centers have filed a lawsuit alleging the company put them and their families at risk of COVID-19 infection,...
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Aclu, Journalist Sue Minneapolis To Ban Tear-gassing Journalists

Matthew Petti Politics, Americas Both police and protesters have been accused of harming journalists during recent unrest. The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against the city of Minneapolis demanding a ban on arresting or...
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The Us Is Facing A Full-scale Assault On The Press

Brian HaussThis lawsuit will be the first of several we intend to file in states across the country. (Photo by Alejandra Villa Loarca/Newsday RM via Getty Images)
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Aclu Lawsuit Accuses Police In Minnesota Of 'targeting And Attacking Journalists' Covering George...

Jessica Corbett, staff writerThe ACLU of Minnesota filed a class-action lawsuit overnight Tuesday against the city of Minneapolis and local and state law enforcement for "targeting and attacking journalists" covering ongoing protests over police...
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Google Grapples With Lawsuit Related To User Privacy Concerns

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Lawsuit Accusing Apple Of Hiding Weakening Iphone Demand Prior To Early 2019 Revenue Warning...

U.S. federal judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers this week ruled that a class action lawsuit accusing Apple of fraudulently concealing weakening demand for iPhones between August 2017 and January 2019 can proceed in part, as reported by Reuters. In...
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Aclu Files Class Action Suit Against Minnesota Law Enforcement For “deliberately Targeting”...

The ACLU filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday against law enforcement officials for city of Minneapolis and for state of Minnesota over law enforcement actions against journalists who have been covering protests to the death of George Floyd....
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