Lawsuits

Read: Police Shooting Law Settlement Forces Changes in Officer Training

Police Shooting Law Settlement Forces Changes in Officer Training

Landmark Settlement Defies Misinformation Campaign by Police Lobbying Group

Read: Former Liberty University Dean Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

Former Liberty University Dean Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

The former employee says he notified Liberty officials and police about the school’s violations of the law and was fired for doing so.

Read: Texas Private University Settles Lawsuit Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Texas Private University Settles Lawsuit Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

Details of the settlement involving the 2013 shooting of a UIW student by a campus police officer have not been released.

Read: Judge Dismisses Seattle Pacific University Lawsuit Over Discrimination Inquiry

Judge Dismisses Seattle Pacific University Lawsuit Over Discrimination Inquiry

Washington State’s attorney general is investigating to determine if Seattle Pacific’s employment policies violate LGBTQ+ employees’ civil rights.

Read: Jury Finds Ex-UCLA Gynecologist Guilty of Sexual Abuse

Jury Finds Ex-UCLA Gynecologist Guilty of Sexual Abuse

Thursday’s verdict follows payments of nearly $700 million by UCLA to victims, a record amount by a public university.

Read: 2 NYC Hospitals Settle OGBYN Sexual Abuse Case, Will Pay $165M

2 NYC Hospitals Settle OGBYN Sexual Abuse Case, Will Pay $165M

Prosecutors say former OBGYN Robert Hadden sexually abused dozens of his female patients, including minors, over many years.

Read: Huntington University Hires Independent Team to Review Title IX, Sexual Misconduct Policies

Huntington University Hires Independent Team to Review Title IX, Sexual Misconduct Policies

The independent review was prompted by allegations that a former coach sexually assaulted and doped female members of the cross country team.

Read: Allegations of Sexual Assault, Doping Prompt Huntington University to Place 2 Coaches on Leave

Allegations of Sexual Assault, Doping Prompt Huntington University to Place 2 Coaches on Leave

A lawsuit filed by two former students claims the coaches knew about the school’s former cross-country coach’s abuse and did nothing to stop it.

Read: UPDATE: ACLU Arizona Files Lawsuit Against State’s Ban on Recording Police

UPDATE: ACLU Arizona Files Lawsuit Against State’s Ban on Recording Police

HB 2319 makes it a crime to record police officers within eight feet of law enforcement activity which the ACLU says violates the First Amendment.

Read: Cleveland State Violated Student’s Fourth Amendment Right, Judge Rules

Cleveland State Violated Student’s Fourth Amendment Right, Judge Rules

To prevent cheating, the student was required to use a webcam to scan his bedroom before taking an online chemistry exam

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