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Discrimination payoff: Fix the culture
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 9:42 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

SAVANNAH TAXPAYERS will pay a stiff price for the city's traditional, race-conscious personnel practices within its police department - a hefty $200,000. [News Source]

Lawsuit against Nevada Capitol Police settled
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 8:18 pm Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The state has agreed to pay $99,999 to settle a lawsuit filed by a female member of the Nevada Capitol Police who said she was the victim of sexual and age discrimination. Alice Valdez, in her Carson City District Court complaint filed last ... [News Source]

Wrongful lawsuit filed in Northland Center death
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 5:21 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Southfield — The family of a Ferndale man who died last month following a scuffle with security officers at Northland Center filed a wrongful lawsuit Friday in the man's death. [News Source]

Wrongful lawsuit filed in Northland Center death
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 4:33 pm Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

Southfield — The family of a Ferndale man who died last month following a scuffle with security officers at Northland Center filed a wrongful lawsuit Friday in the man's death. [News Source]

McCabe Family pursues wrongful death lawsuit
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 10:15 am Filed under Wrongful death lawsuit

WOBURN (AP) — The family of a 15-year-old Tewksbury boy found dead in Lowell in 1969 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against three men who were charged with playing a role in the death. [News Source]

Northwestern responds to sexual assault lawsuit
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 8:11 am Filed under Sexual harassment lawsuit

By Naheed Rajwani and Todd Lighty, Tribune reporters Northwestern University on Friday disputed a student’s account that the school mishandled her allegations that a professor sexually attacked her in 2012, saying it took the matter seriously, conducted a thorough investigation … [News Source]

Gay rights activists in uproar over Arizona 'religious freedom' bill
Saturday February 22nd 2014, 7:42 am Filed under Discrimination lawsuit

TUCSON -- Say a gay couple in Phoenix walks into a bakery to order their wedding cake. The baker refuses to take their order because of his deeply held religious beliefs. Under a measure that passed the Arizona Legislature this week, the baker would have greater protection to invoke religion to shield himself from a discrimination lawsuit.         [News Source]