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A Lawsuit Seeks the Revocation of a Georgia Spaceport’s FAA License

Opponents of a proposed launchpad for commercial rockets on the Georgia coast are asking a court to throw out the project’s government license, saying the Federal Aviation Administration failed to correctly assess the risks of firing rockets over homes and … Continue reading

A Lawsuit Is Filed Against Chicago Police Over the Deadly Shooting of a 13-Year-Old

A 13-year-old boy shot in the back by a Chicago police officer was unarmed and had his arms raised to surrender when he was hit by the bullet, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday, saying the incident illustrates deeply flawed … Continue reading

Automakers and a Parts Manufacturer Are Targeted in a Lawsuit Over Faulty Airbags

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding. Two deaths and at least four injuries have been linked to such explosions. The … Continue reading

California Moves to Allow Civil Lawsuits Over Illegal Guns

Hours after a deadly elementary school shooting in Texas, California senators on Tuesday approved giving people the power to sue those who traffic in illegal firearms, mimicking a Texas law that is intended to deter abortions. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom … Continue reading

A Lawsuit Is Filed in Rhode Island to Protect Roe v. Wade From Being Overturned

Three lawsuits were filed last week in New York, Michigan and Rhode Island to protect Roe v. Wade from being overturned, and firmly establish the Equal Rights Amendment (“ERA”) in the United States Constitution. The plaintiff, The Elizabeth Cady Stanton … Continue reading

A Civil Suit Against Bill Cosby Heads to Trial

Judy Huth met Bill Cosby when she was still a teenager, she has recounted in court papers. It was the mid-1970s, and Mr. Cosby had already had his breakthrough on the TV series “I Spy” and become a movie star, … Continue reading

The City of St. Louis Will Pay a Police Chief $162K to Settle a Discrimination Lawsuit

The city of St. Louis will pay a St. Louis assistant police chief nearly $162,000 to settle his federal discrimination lawsuit in which he alleged he was passed over for the city’s top police job because he is white. Lt. … Continue reading

Illinois Fuel Retailers Fight Against a Requirement to Post About a Tax Freeze

Illinois fuel retailers argued in a lawsuit filed Thursday that a requirement to post signs alerting consumers about a six-month freeze in the state motor-fuel tax unconstitutionally compels them to promote Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s reelection campaign. The Illinois Fuel & Retail Association … Continue reading

A Missouri School District Faces a Federal Civil Rights Investigation

Administrators at a Missouri school district that is the subject of a federal civil rights investigation failed to protect a Black teen from repeated racial taunts that culminated with him being threatened with a lynching, a lawsuit alleges. The suit … Continue reading

The Maine AG Plans to Sue Manufacturers of Forever Chemicals

Maine Attorney General Aaron Frey said the state is preparing for a lawsuit against manufacturers of so-called forever chemicals. Frey said at the Democratic State Convention last weekend that steps are being taken to “hold these chemical manufacturers to account.” … Continue reading