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Lawsuit To Target Embattled California Police Agency
Posted on 22 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) The legal problems facing an embattled Orange County police agency mounted Friday after an attorney filed a lawsuit claiming officers wrongly arrested his client and falsely accused him of attacking an officer in October. Lawyer Garo... Read More

9th Circuit: Jailers Erred In Removal Of Muslim's Scarf
Posted on 17 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal appeals court says Southern California jailers violated the religious freedom of a Muslim woman who was ordered to take off her headscarf in a courthouse holding cell. An 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals... Read More

California Groups Sue EPA Over Civil Rights Complaint
Posted on 11 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FRESNO, Calif. - (AP) Sixteen years ago, soon after she gave birth to her first baby, Maricela Mares-Alatorre joined residents of three small California farmworker towns who alleged they were being discriminated against by environmental regulators, because... Read More

Transgender Woman Sues LPGA Over Birth Rule
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A transgender woman is suing the LPGA over a requirement which states all competitors must be "female at birth." The New York Times is reporting Wednesday that Lana Lawless, a 57-year-old who underwent gender reassignment surgery... Read More