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Arizona lawmakers pass bill to allow faith-based refusal of services
Thursday February 20th 2014, 10:38 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - Arizona lawmakers gave final approval on Thursday to a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service to customers when such work would violate their religious beliefs, in a move critics describe as a license to discriminate against gays and others. Under the bill, a business owner would have a defense against a discrimination lawsuit, provided a ... [News Source]

Cook County employee charged with DUI sued over Marine's death
Thursday February 20th 2014, 9:13 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

The mother of a former Marine fatally struck and killed by an allegedly drunk Cook County hospital employee last December filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the driver and a restaurant. [News Source]

City settles another claim vs. Filner
Thursday February 20th 2014, 8:17 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The city has settled Peggy Shannon's legal claim against former mayor Bob Filner. [News Source]

Second Filner Harrasment Settlement Will Include Apology From City
Thursday February 20th 2014, 8:06 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

The claim was filed by Peggy Shannon, a great-grandmother who worked at the Senior Services desk in the lobby of City Hall. Shannon will receive an apology from the city. Also, Monday will be proclaimed "Peggy Shannon Day" in San Diego. [News Source]

Defendants in Frostburg State player Derek Sheely's death seek lawsuit dismissal
Thursday February 20th 2014, 7:53 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

A lawsuit stemming from the head-injury death of a Frostburg State University football player should be dismissed because his coaches did not know the athlete was bleeding or had suffered a concussion and could not have foreseen that he was endangering his life by participating in practice drills, lawyers say. ... [News Source]

City resolves Shannon's legal claim against Filner
Thursday February 20th 2014, 7:53 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The city of San Diego has resolved a legal claim by a female employee who alleged sexual harassment by former Mayor Bob Filner, the City Attorney's Office announced Thursday. [News Source]

City Council to apologize to harassment victim of ex-Mayor Filner
Thursday February 20th 2014, 7:26 pm Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

SAN DIEGO — To settle a sexual harassment claim filed against ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the City Council will issue a "full apology" to a 67-year-old great-grandmother and designate a day in her honor, the city attorney announced Thursday. [News Source]