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LAPD sued for 'sadistic' murder of mentally-ill black man


The Los Angeles Police Department is facing a federal lawsuit for the use of “sadistic and malicious” force in shooting death of a mentally disabled black man last month. 294 more words


Lawsuit alleges school used student as 'bait' to catch sexual predator

(CNN) — It’s an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teacher’s aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student. 1,357 more words


Lawsuit: DMV Forced 'Gender Non-Conforming’ Teen To Remove Makeup For License Photo

Anderson, S.C. (CBS CHARLOTTE) – A federal lawsuit backed by The Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund is being filed on behalf of a South Carolina teen, who considers himself gender non-conforming, because he was forced to take off his makeup for a driver’s license picture. 593 more words


Feds Sue St. Anthony Over Rejection Of Islamic Center

ST. ANTHONY, Minn. (AP/WCCO) – The federal government announced its plans to sue the city of St. Anthony for rejecting a proposed Islamic center a couple of years ago. 199 more words


Federal Lawsuit Highlights Powerful Civil Forfeiture Tool

This post was co-authored by White Collar Alert contributor, Erin Dougherty.

In a federal complaint filed on Monday, three Philadelphia homeowners whose homes have been targeted for state civil forfeiture have sued the city of Philadelphia, Mayor Michael Nutter, the Philadelphia Police Department, District Attorney Seth Williams, and the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office. 420 more words

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Woman Seen Being Beaten By CHP Officer Finally Breaks Her Silence

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  –   Marlene Pinnock, the woman being shown beaten by a CHP officer on a driver’s cell phone video, is finally speaking out. 504 more words


Woman Jailed In Sex Assault Sues St. Charles Co.

ST. CHARLES, Mo. (AP) A woman jailed for five months on suspicion of sexual abuse has filed a federal lawsuit against St. Charles County, prosecutors and police. 122 more words