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Justice Department files housing discrimination lawsuit against UNK
Thursday November 24th 2011, 11:40 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

LINCOLN — The Justice Department filed a housing discrimination lawsuit Wednesday against the University of Nebraska at Kearney, alleging that employees unlawfully denied a student the chance to keep a therapy dog in her apartment to cope with depression and anxiety. [News Source]

Law clinic focuses on enforcement
Thursday November 24th 2011, 7:49 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

The University of Maryland's environmental law clinic is no stranger to controversy. Most recently, Gov. Martin O'Malley has accused it pursuing a "questionable" case that threatens to drive a fourth-generation farm out of business. Founded 24 years ago the clinic provides real-world legal training to students in the complex — and contentious — world of environmental laws and regulations. It's ... [News Source]

B.C. malpractice lawsuit heads to Supreme Court
Thursday November 24th 2011, 7:24 pm Filed under Malpractice lawsuit

A multimillion-dollar malpractice lawsuit against a B.C. hospital on behalf of a boy who suffered brain damage due to what is alleged to have been a botched delivery will go before Canada's top court. [News Source]

Male nurse claims he lost job for treating Muslim women in scarves
Thursday November 24th 2011, 7:08 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

Detroit — A male nurse filed a sex discrimination lawsuit against the city of Dearborn on Wednesday, claiming he was fired for treating conservative Muslim women wearing head scarves. [News Source]

Hospital settles sexual harassment suit
Thursday November 24th 2011, 7:04 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

LOS ANGELES – Garfield Medical Center, an acute care facility in Monterey Park, will pay $530,000 to settle a lawsuit alleging the sexual harassment of its staff, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission announced this week. [News Source]

Amazon Defense Coalition: Chevron Named “Most Toxic” Energy Company of 2011
Thursday November 24th 2011, 5:32 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

"Amazon Chernobyl" Disaster in Ecuador, Brazil Spill Lead to Embarrassing Award for CEO John Watson [News Source]

Law clinic focuses on enforcement
Thursday November 24th 2011, 3:18 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

University program under fire for persuing pollution case The University of Maryland's environmental law clinic is no stranger to controversy. Most recently, Gov. Martin O'Malley has accused it pursuing a "questionable" case that threatens to drive a fourth-generation farm out of business. Founded 24 years ago the clinic provides real-world legal training to students in the complex — and ... [News Source]