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Former Norfolk State Players Allege That They Were Hazed and Sexually Assaulted

Two former Norfolk State University football players filed federal lawsuits against the university Wednesday, alleging that they were hazed and sexually assaulted by upperclassmen on the team and coaches and staff ignored their complaints about the behavior. Former player Shawn … Continue reading

Oregon Tenants Sue Over Living Conditions at an Affordable Housing Complex

Residents of an Oregon affordable housing complex say their living conditions are inhospitable and they want their rent back. Tenants at the Allen Fremont Plaza in Northeast Portland gathered in the courtyard of the three-story complex Wednesday, describing mold, vermin … Continue reading

A Brooklyn Subway Shooting Victim Sues Glock

A woman wounded in last month’s mass shooting on a New York City subway filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the maker of the handgun allegedly used in the attack and its parent company, accusing the firearm manufacturer of “reckless disregard … Continue reading

Bill Cosby Faces a Sexual Assault Civil Trial

Eleven months after he was freed from prison when a Pennsylvania appeals court threw out his criminal conviction, Bill Cosby, 85, will again be the defendant in a trial over sexual assault allegations. This time, it will be in a civil … Continue reading

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