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Displaced workers sue Federal Gov over Immigration

complaint, filed by the Immigration Reform Law Institute on behalf of the displaced workers, states DHS does not have the authority to make the rule, and that the rule violates federal labor protection law.  217 more words


Lawsuits point to multiple inmate shootings at Nevada prison

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Lawsuits and data point to multiple cases of guards firing shotguns at inmates at a Nevada state prison where a handcuffed prisoner was killed by a corrections officer trainee last November. 732 more words


Native American tribe sues BNSF over Washington oil train traffic

WASHINGTON – A Native American community in Washington state filed a federal lawsuit on Tuesday against BNSF Railway to prevent trains carrying crude oil from using tracks on reservation land, saying the transport violates a long-standing agreement. 116 more words


Lawsuit alleges sexual bullying at Torrington High School

TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A former Torrington High School student has filed a federal lawsuit alleging he was sexually assaulted during almost two years of bullying he endured at the hands of football players. 104 more words


Mother of Dallas hoops star slain by teammate sues school, blames basketball for death

DALLAS — The mother of slain Wilmer Hutchins basketball star Troy Causey Jr. has filed a federal lawsuit alleging that illegal recruiting practices at Dallas ISD schools led to her son’s death a year ago. 566 more words


Cleveland files softer response to lawsuit in boy's shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) – The city of Cleveland has made good on a promise by its mayor to file a more sensitive response to a federal lawsuit brought by the family of a 12-year-old boy who was fatally shot by police while holding a pellet gun. 117 more words

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Indian Tribe Fights With Connecticut Over High-Rate Online Loans

CONNECTICUT – The fight over Indian tribes who make loans over the Internet has moved from the Empire State to the Nutmeg State.

Connecticut officials are in a court battle with an Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma over whether the tribe can make loans over the Internet to Connecticut borrowers. 135 more words