Tag Archives: Lawsuit

Former Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith By
A Milwaukee jury has acquitted a former police officer of first-degree reckless homicide in the shooting of a black man last August, which led to two nights of rioting in the city. Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, shot...
Houston Votes To Join Other Texas Cities In Lawsuit Over New ‘Sanctuary City’ Law By
The largest city in Texas will join San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and other local governments in a lawsuit against the state’s new immigration enforcement law. The Houston City Council voted 10-6 Wednesday morning to join the lawsuit, which was filed last month against...
Trump Faces New Lawsuit Over Foreign Payments By
The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia plan to file a lawsuit on Monday the WaPo reported late on Sunday, alleging that foreign payments to President Donald Trump’s businesses violate the U.S. Constitution. The lawsuit is to be announced at...
FBI Sued For Records On National Security Letter Gag Order Reviews By
The Justice Department refuses to turn over records on the FBI’s compliance with requirements that it periodically review and lift national security letter gag orders, the Electronic Frontier Foundation claims in a new lawsuit. National security letters are secret government...
NYPD Faces Suit Over Surveillance Of Black Lives Matter Activists By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. The New York chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and activists with Millions March NYC sued the New York Police Department after the department refused to confirm or deny the existence of records on Black Lives...
State Dept. Sued Over Refusal To Release Records On George Soros Foundation By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– For much of this year, prominent Macedonian politicians and journalists have been publicly speaking out against organizations linked to controversial billionaire George Soros, accusing the organizations of fomenting regime change and undermining...
Snowden Documentarian Laura Poitras Endured Years Of Government Surveillance, Harassment By
  Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Documents released in response to a lawsuit suggest Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras was stopped routinely by airport security because she was falsely accused of involvement in an ambush in Iraq. The attack...
Lawsuit May Set Precedent On Forced Immigrant Labor In Private Prisons By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. In March, District Court Judge John Kane granted class action certification to a lawsuit challenging slave labor practices at a private immigrant detention center in Aurora, Colorado, operated by GEO Group, Inc. The decision,...
Lawsuits Pile Up Against Trump’s Keystone Pipeline Order By
Rising to the challenge set by the Trump administration’s approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, environmental organizations and Indigenous groups are already firing back with a pair of lawsuits and an energized vow to resist the controversial, 1,700-mile conduit. “This...
800 Families File Lawsuit Against Saudi Arabia Over 9/11 By
New York, NY — Eight-hundred families of 9/11 victims and 1,500 first responders, along with others who suffered as a result of the attacks, have filed a lawsuit against Saudi Arabia over its alleged complicity in the 2001 terror attacks, according to an exclusive report...