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MLK daughter slams Comcast over racial discrimination suit
November 14, 2019
King says if Comcast wins, “pivotal” anti-discrimination legislation could be compromised. ... read more »
Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Harvard in Affirmative Action Lawsuit
October 17, 2019
Harvard College’s lawsuit regarding the usage of race in admissions was upheld by federal judge Allison Burroughs Tuesday, Oct. 1. ... read more »
IMW Wins $887K Against Pasadena Unified School District
September 26, 2019
Another victory for prominent Los Angeles law firm Ivie, McNeil, Wyatt, Purcell & Diggs (IMW) came recently in a case against Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD).  The firm obtained a jury verdict of more than $887,000 against PUSD on September 11, 2019, after a one-week trial in Van Nuys. The jurors voted 11-1 in favor of the plaintiff, who had been a 14-year old Pasadena High School student when she was pressured into consensual sex with another student by the school’s security guard. ... read more »
Bullied Employee Collects $1.58 Million From UC Regents
August 29, 2019
Former UCLA employee Nicole Birden said she feels “good about her victory” now that UC regents have been ordered to pay her $1.58 million, as compensation for her experience in what she and her attorney James DeSimone are calling a hostile and racist work environment. Birden, who is African American, said she was constantly bullied and called names including the N word during her work as a phlebotomist for UCLA. She was eventually terminated, she said, without ever having been written up or subject to any other disciplinary action. ... read more »
Lawsuits Show ‘Culture of Discrimination’ Inside LAWA Police Department
August 15, 2019
An African American police lieutenant with the Los Angeles World Airport Police Department said she is anxious about returning to work after a colleague and she filed discrimination lawsuits against the organization. ... read more »
City Sues FAA Over LAX Flight Plans
July 1, 2019
Accusing the FAA of persistently failing to address the negative impacts of overflights of aircraft headed to LAX, L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer announced today he is suing the agency, ... read more »
Harris, Colleagues Demand McDonald’s Improve Sexual Harassment Policies at Locations Across the Country
June 13, 2019
U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris (D-CA), Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) on Tuesday called on McDonald’s to improve its protections against sexual harassment at locations across the country and do more to address allegations of workplace harassment, abuse and retaliation suffered by McDonald’s workers. In a letter to McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook, the Senators emphasized how the updated company policies McDonald’s recently announced are insufficient if franchisees – who own the vast majority of McDonald’s locations – are not required to implement and enforce them. ... read more »
Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over rights to his logo
June 6, 2019
Toronto star Kawhi Leonard filed a federal lawsuit against Nike on Monday, saying the footwear and apparel giant is blocking him from using a logo that he believes he owns. ... read more »
Black Teacher Sues for Racial, Gender Discrimination
June 6, 2019
Kimberly Forbes, who is Black, alleges retaliation, race and gender discrimination and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the complaint filed Friday ... read more »
Black SCE Employee Alleges She Was Passed Over for Multiple Promotions
June 6, 2019
The plaintiff is seeking at least $1 million in damages and a court order directing SCE to investigate its employees' racial and retaliation complaints ... read more »
NFL playoff ‘do-over’ lawsuit moved to federal court
January 31, 2019
Six days before the Super Bowl, the court battle has begun in a longshot lawsuit seeking a possible do-over of the NFC game that ended with a Los Angeles Rams victory over the New Orleans Saints, a game affected by what the NFL concedes was a blown ``no-call'' by officials. ... read more »
Experts: Suing the Government Not an Option to End Shutdown 
January 24, 2019
“What I fear is this administration and our Republican colleagues in the Senate have forgotten is that this is the people’s house,” said U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon (D-Pennsylvania).  ... read more »
Abrams Confirms That She Will Run Again
December 27, 2018
After stating last week that she was simply considering all options as to whether to run for a political seat, Stacey Abrams has finally confirmed that she will, Fortune reports. ... read more »
Officers In Freddie Gray Case Appeal Claim To Supreme Court
October 11, 2018
Freddie Gray died at 25 years old in 2015, a week after he suffered a spinal injury in a police van. ... read more »
Pastor, Writer Sue Winfrey Over ‘Greenleaf’ Series
July 26, 2018
A pastor and a screenwriter are suing Oprah Winfrey, alleging they gave her the idea for the ``Greenleaf'' megachurch drama series for the Oprah Winfrey Network, but were not compensated.  ... read more »
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