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Ginsburg urges young women to wage inspiring fights

BOSTON (AP) – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday advised young women to fight for things they care about, but to do so in a way that inspires others to join their cause. 405 more words


Court: Damages Can be Sought for Use of Personal Records

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — A Maryland appellate court has ruled people can seek damages over the improper use of personal records by an elected official.

The Maryland Court of Special Appeals issued the ruling Friday in a court case involving former Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold. 101 more words


Woman Fired For Pumping Breast Milk At Work Reaches Settlement In Lawsuit

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (CBS4) – A Grand Junction woman who sued after she was fired for pumping breast milk at work has reached a settlement with her former employer. 73 more words


[VIDEO] Barstow Police Wrestle Pregnant Woman to the Ground in Arrest Caught on Police Body Cameras

Unlawful Arrest of a Pregnant Woman by Barstow PD

Body-worn camera footage released by the Barstow Police Department (recorded: 01/26/15) reveals the unlawful arrest of Charlena Michelle Cooks, who at the time was eight months pregnant and dropping off her second-grade daughter at school.


Minneapolis Has Major Racial Disparity In Arrests, ACLU Study Says

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP)New data compiled by the American Civil Liberties Union found black people are nearly nine times more likely to be arrested for low-level offenses than white people. 360 more words


Mayor Hancock On Sheriff Department Review: 'Nothing About Report Is Pretty'

DENVER (CBS4) – Problems at almost every level — that’s the finding of a review of the Denver Sheriff Department.

Mayor Michael Hancock ordered the review after a string of excessive force cases cost the city more than $9 million to settle. 344 more words


ACLU Sues Michigan Over Transgender Driver's Licenses

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The state of Michigan is being sued over its refusal to change gender identities on driver’s licenses without a new birth certificate. 511 more words