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Lesbian Police Officer Sues Markham For Discrimination

CHICAGO (CBS) – A police officer filed a federal civil rights suit Wednesday against south suburban Markham, claiming discrimination because she is a lesbian.

Officer Brittney Jackson’s complaint has alleged the harassment began when she joined the force in May 2010, and continued despite numerous complaints. 181 more words


Ex-Sony Pictures employees file lawsuit over hack, exposed personal info

The ongoing fallout from last month’s cyber attack at Sony Pictures Entertainment continues this week as two former employees are suing the company after their personal information was exposed as part of the high-profile hack. 518 more words


Abbott meets with Obama after filing lawsuit against president’s executive order

WASHINGTON, DC – Texas governor-elect Greg Abbott is among seven governors-elect spending the day at the White House with President Obama and other top administration officials. 230 more words


Feds Sue Debt Collection Agency For Deceptively Using CA District Attorney Seals On Letters To Debtors

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — A federal lawsuit is trying to stop a debt collection company from using the seal and letterhead of California district attorneys to go after state residents who owe money. 96 more words


Spring Grove man sues state conservation officers, game commission officials for unlawful arrest

YORK, PA.(WPMT) – A Spring Grove man is suing two Wildlife Conservation Officers and two state game commission officials. The attorney for Michael A. Kern, filed the suit Monday in federal court in Harrisburg against Pa. 486 more words


Tour guides to sue Savannah over alleged rights violations

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — Tour guides stated this week that they are suing the city of Savannah stating that they feel the city is violating their first amendment rights of freedom of speech. 330 more words

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Tour guides announce lawsuit over city licensing practices

SAVANNAH, Ga. (WJCL) — A group of current and potential tour guides is filing suit against the city of Savannah calling the requirement for a license to “tell a story” is a violation of their first amendment rights. 90 more words