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Racial Discrimination Lawsuit Against Paula Deen Thrown Out
Monday August 12th 2013, 11:30 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A judge rules that Lisa Jackson, a former manager on Deen's restaurant, has no right to claim racial discrimination because she's white. [News Source]

Paula Deen discrimination lawsuit: Judge throws out racism allegation
Monday August 12th 2013, 10:36 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A judge rules that Paula Deen did not racially discriminate against employee.         [News Source]

Deen discrimination charge tossed
Monday August 12th 2013, 10:17 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed the racial discrimination claims in a lawsuit filed by a former employee against Paula Deen, the celebrity chef's representative said Monday. Some other aspects of the lawsuit are still pending. [News Source]

Disney Wins Dismissal of $1B Toxic Dumping Lawsuit
Monday August 12th 2013, 9:44 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a massive $1 billion environmental lawsuit against Walt Disney that accused the studio of dumping cancer-causing toxins at its 50-acre Burbank film and TV production facility, TheWrap has learned. [News Source]

Wrongful death lawsuit filed in 2012 fatal shooting by Redding police
Monday August 12th 2013, 9:00 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by Redding police last year has filed a wrongful death suit against the city, police Chief Rob Paoletti and the officers involved in the shooting. [News Source]

Judge dismisses pension fund suit against
Monday August 12th 2013, 8:24 pm Filed under Shareholder lawsuit

A US judge has dismissed a shareholder lawsuit against the company and its former CEO alleging fraud over an updated standards brochure.         [News Source]

Judge dismisses racial discrimination claim in Paula Deen lawsuit
Monday August 12th 2013, 8:07 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

(Reuters) - Celebrity chef Paula Deen won a partial victory on Monday when a U.S. judge dismissed the racial discrimination portion of a lawsuit that has already cost the Southern culinary star a big chunk of her multimillion-dollar enterprise. [News Source]