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Embattled Allen U. president calls meeting with staff
Thursday June 24th 2010, 11:23 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The president of Allen University held a staff meeting less than a week after being accused of sexual harassment by another school administrator. [News Source]

Environmental group files lawsuit to block cell tower
Thursday June 24th 2010, 9:12 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS - The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness filed a lawsuit Tuesday against AT&T Mobility to stop the construction of a telecommunications tower that will “significantly impair the natural and scenic beauty of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and the surrounding area,” the group said in a statement. [News Source]

Lawsuit filed against Dominion power plant in Mass
Thursday June 24th 2010, 9:12 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

BOSTON (AP) - A New England environmental advocacy group has filed a federal lawsuit charging a subsidiary of energy provider Dominion Resources Inc. with repeatedly exceeding smokestack emission limits at its Salem Harbor facility in Massachusetts. [News Source]

Two drop sexual harassment claims
Thursday June 24th 2010, 8:12 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

Two women who had accused Knox County State’s Attorney John Pepmeyer of sexual harassment have dropped their lawsuit against him and are understood to be negotiating a settlement. A third woman’s case, however, is still before the U.S. District Court of the Central District of Illinois in Peoria. [News Source]

Court reverses N.Y. drunken man’s lawsuit
Thursday June 24th 2010, 8:01 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) -- The lawyer for a Brooklyn man vowed to appeal after a court threw out his $2.3 million damage award for being hit by a subway while drunk. newyork - Brooklyn - Lawyer - New York City - Subway [News Source]

Attorney to appeal ‘ghetto court’ lawsuit dismissal
Thursday June 24th 2010, 6:27 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A federal judge today threw out former city of Detroit attorney Kathleen Leavey's "ghetto court" lawsuit against the city and a local judge. [News Source]

Moderators dismissed from lawsuit
Thursday June 24th 2010, 6:10 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

Mediation failed Tuesday in libel case [News Source]