$1M Verdict Against Middle School Officials For Drug Sting

Posted by msch on Aug 11, 2011 11:34:00 AM

Roe v. LA Unified School District (Los Angeles, California)

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Topics: Civil Rights

$1.67M Verdict for Retaliatory Discharge of Prison Employee

Posted by msch on Jul 8, 2011 7:26:00 PM

Hughes v. State of California (Los Angeles, California)

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Topics: Employment Law, Civil Rights

Opening Statements In Wells Fargo Lender Liability Trial

Posted by msch on Dec 1, 2010 2:55:00 PM

Jones v. Wells Fargo is a lender liability trial involving alleged racially discriminatory lending practices between 2002 and 2005.

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Topics: Civil Rights, Jones v. Wells Fargo

Sonoma County Gay Rights Suit Settles

Posted by msch on Jul 23, 2010 1:40:00 PM

Greene v. Sonoma County, which involved claims that a county had inappropriately separated and sold the property of an elderly gay couple, settled for $600K. Santa Rosa's local newspaper quoted the county's lawyer as being confident that there was never any discrimination, but conceding that there were procedural errors in the sale of the property, and suggesting the dispute might have been avoided if the men had been able to legally marry.

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Topics: Civil Rights

CVN to Webcast Sonoma Gay Partners Lawsuit

Posted by msch on Jul 13, 2010 2:02:00 PM

The plaintiffs in Greene v. Sonoma County allege that a California county violated the civil rights of two elderly gay partners, Clay Greene and Harold Scull, when it placed Greene in a nursing home, Scull in a hospital, prevented Greene from seeing Scull, and auctioned almost $500K worth of personal property from the home that the two men had shared. Scull died in the hospital a few months later.

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Topics: Civil Rights, Announcements