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Police Are Suing For Reverse Discrimination As Affirmative Action Complaints Grow

As African-American law enforcement officers slowly achieve long-denied professional advancements, a growing number of their white co-workers have been filing lawsuits alleging reverse discrimination.

Most recently, two female officers in Cincinnati filed a federal lawsuit on June 12 alleging, among other things, that the department’s affirmative action program created “an atmosphere of racial tension and in some cases open hostility between officers of different races,” … 292 more words

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VT Digger: Randolph librarian wins surprise judgement against Equifax

VT Digger: Randolph librarian wins surprise judgement against Equifax
. “In a small claims court ruling that surprised even the victor, a self-described member of the ‘librarian resistance’ has won a $600 judgment against Equifax, the credit ratings agency that collects financial data on nearly a billion consumers and businesses worldwide.” I have been a Jessamyn West fan for 20 years!

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Ars Technica: Florida frat bros sued over Facebook revenge porn

Ars Technica: Florida frat bros sued over Facebook revenge porn. “Several members of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity at the University of Central Florida, along with that chapter at large, have been sued by a woman who says her former romantic partner published nude photos of her on Facebook without permission.”

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NCAA settles CTE lawsuit filed by former Texas player's widow

DALLAS (AP) — The NCAA settled a lawsuit Friday with the family of a former University of Texas football player that accused the organization of being responsible for his brain injuries and death decades after his playing career. 298 more words

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USFS prevails in Lostine Corridor lawsuit

Plaintiffs vow to continue the fight.

All five counts in a lawsuit filed to stop the Lostine River Corridor Safety Project were denied in federal court Monday afternoon. 97 more words

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'Unthinkable, immoral act': Woman ordered to pay $375,000 for sabotaging boyfriend's musical career

A McGill University music student who impersonated her clarinetist boyfriend on the internet to sabotage his career and prevent him from moving away from her apartment in Montreal has been ordered to pay him $375,000 in compensation. 1,046 more words

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Environmental, fishing groups sue Oregon over coho salmon

The lawsuit challenges the state’s logging policies in the Clatsop State Forest and the Tillamook State Forest.

A coalition of environmental and fishing groups filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against Oregon, alleging logging in the state’s two largest forests is threatening the survival of coho salmon that breed in streams flowing through the coastal region. 14 more words

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