I am proud to announce this order we received yesterday in the case of Wilson v. Price, et al. In this case, a City of Atlanta police officer tackled our client, while our client was in handcuffs and sitting calmly in a chair, slamming his head into a copy machine and injuring him seriously. The [...]
Police in Hawthorne, California, severely injured a man who was not committing a crime, all because he was deaf, according to a new lawsuit filed by the man, Jonathan Meister. The New York Daily News reported California cops tasered deaf man, beat him into unconsciousness as he tries to use sign language: lawsuit.
A story in the Dallas Texas Star-Telegram, Euless apartment owner settles discrimination lawsuit states that Middle Eastern and Asian tenants faced discriminatory practices at the apartment complex in Euless, Texas, according to a recent lawsuit.
As part of the recent settlement, the manager at Stonebridge at Bear Creek Apartments was terminated and the company [...]
A University of Virginia student was shopping last April and was arrested after purchasing cookie dough ice cream and bottled water for a sorority fundraiser. She has now filed a notice of claim against the state of Virginia, due to the actions of ABC agents, according to UVa Student Arrested And Jailed After Bottled [...]
In the past several months there have been several incidents of racial profiling in New York, by famous department stores like Macy’s and Barney’s. Link: Another Profiling Claim Against New York Department Store.
Macy’s flagship store in New York is accused of racial profiling by Halim Sharif, who says when he was shopping there last [...]
A teacher in California has filed suit claiming discrimination according to this story in Huff Post Los Angeles: Lesbian Teacher Says She Was Fired for Helping LGBT Students.
A young lesbian English teacher named Julia Frost is suing the San Bernardino Unified School System in Superior Court, claiming that she was terminated because she [...]
A New Mexico Man has filed a lawsuit in Federal Court claiming he was the victim of overzealous police searching for drugs, as reported in Federal lawsuit claims anal probe was unethically conducted by NM police, doctors.
The man searched last January was David Eckert, and he claims the police in Deming, New Mexico [...]
An Illinois woman arrested for DUI has filed suit against LaSalle County because officers violated her rights, according to the Chicago Tribune story, Woman sues LaSalle county over strip-search.
Dana Holmes, a 33 year old store clerk, was stopped on May 18th 2013 on her way home from a wedding because she appeared to [...]
According to the Baltimore Sun, City, former officer settle for $60K over failure to shave for Obama visit.
In January 2009 the president was scheduled to visit Baltimore and 17 year veteran officer Anthony Brown was told to shave. According to his lawsuit, in which he claimed a violation of his civil rights, Brown [...]
In June of this year, the Supreme Court struck down some of the 1996 Defense of Marriage Act [DOMA], specifically, the part which banned gay marriages from being federally recognized. As reported in the Washington Post, by striking down a key component of DOMA, “… the court declared that gay couples married in states [...]
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