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Former dean says cancer researcher Dr. Jasti Rao wants to clear his name
Thursday January 30th 2014, 11:39 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

PEORIA — Renowned cancer researcher Jasti Rao's federal discrimination lawsuit against University of Illinois College of Medicine officials is a ploy to force the school to reveal results of internal investigations into his alleged ethical and research misconduct, including accepting bribes and kickbacks from fellow employees, said the man who recruited him to Peoria in 2000. [News Source]

‘Doom’ is for the unprepared
Thursday January 30th 2014, 7:28 pm Filed under Libel lawsuit

"Is National Review doomed?," asks an article in The Week. "It's doubtful that National Review could [financially] survive" losing Michael Mann's libel lawsuit. Really? [News Source]

Deadline set for federal coal ash regulation
Thursday January 30th 2014, 6:36 pm Filed under Environmental lawsuit

A coal ash pond at Duke Energy's Skyland plant in Asheville. (John Fletcher 9-10-10) / John Fletcher / ASHEVILLE — The Environmental Protection Agency will establish rules for coal ash disposal, handing environmental groups a long-sought win and setting the stage for debate over whether coal ash should be regulated as hazardous waste. [News Source]

Edgewater police officer sues department
Thursday January 30th 2014, 6:24 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

An Edgewater police officer claiming discrimination in a lawsuit against his employer says he was wrongfully demoted by the police chief for refusing to discipline a fellow officer because of her gender, according to court documents. [News Source]

Cove Club Condo Drops Eviction Suit Against Service Dog Owner, But Discrimination Case Against Condo Will Press On
Thursday January 30th 2014, 6:12 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

The Cove Club. The Cove Club Condominium in Battery Park City has halted eviction proceedings against a deaf, 76-year-old deaf resident who has kept a service dog since 2012. The condo board moved to dismiss the eviction action against Roman Erihkman, according to court filings. However, the discrimination lawsuit against the condo board filed by the New York State Division of Human Rights in ... [News Source]

Lawsuit Sheds Light On Problems With Iron Balcony Railings
Thursday January 30th 2014, 5:57 pm Filed under Accident lawsuit

A Buildings Department spokesperson says the city has issued 600 iron-related balcony violations since 2012. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports. [News Source]

Female graduate wins first gender bias lawsuit in China
Thursday January 30th 2014, 5:01 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

A young women has been awarded a settlement of R55 000 in a Chinese court for workplace gender discrimination, but she still didn't get the job. [News Source]