Civil Rights

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Civil Rights

DOJ sues Ferguson one day after it sought changes in proposed policing pact

Trials & Litigation

Sued over fatal shooting, Chicago cop files $10M emotional distress counterclaim

ABA Midyear Meeting

Efforts to fight terrorism are undermining the human rights movement, says prominent advocate

ABA Midyear Meeting

Too many students are being diverted from school into the criminal justice system, report says

Civil Rights

Chicago plans $3.1M settlement in DOJ suit over US residency rule for foreign-born police applicants

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs civil rights suit by man mistakenly jailed on warrant for another man

Criminal Justice

Defense seeks mistrial due to enhanced courtroom security in federal drug case

Criminal Justice

Inmate settles suit over ‘be sweet’ chair

Civil Rights

Lawsuits seek $250M due to Flint, Michigan, water supply issues

Civil Rights

Tampa lawyer gets $300K settlement in excessive force suit

Civil Rights

Journalism production company wins grant to expand police misconduct database

Copyright Law

Woman sues Associated Press for selling her photo in a hijab as a stock photo

Judiciary

Georgia judge under investigation for racial slur retires

Criminal Justice

Missouri professor who tried to have journalist ousted from student protest is charged

Labor & Employment

Former law librarian sues Texas school, alleging racial, gender discrimination

First Amendment

Arrested after giving the finger to NYC cops, Occupy Wall Street pair wins $52K payout

Consumer Law

Must movie captioning include song lyrics? Defendant studios cite free speech in civil rights case

Constitutional Law

Do officials in adjacent towns put religion above the law? DOJ case asks jury to decide

U.S. Supreme Court

Man arrested for pills that turned out to be vitamins gets SCOTUS review of his bid to sue