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9 Former Workers Sue Auburn, Allege Discrimination
Posted on 25 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (AP) Nine workers in the Auburn University athletic department who were laid off or reassigned have filed a federal lawsuit accusing the school of racial discrimination. The lawsuit against the university was filed Thursday in U.S.... Read More

Girl's Mom Sues Over New York City Anti-Abortion Billboard
Posted on 29 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - (AP) A New Jersey mother is suing an anti-abortion organization that used her 6-year-old daughter's image on a massive billboard in New York City that some people denounced as racist and offensive. Tricia Fraser filed a lawsuit Tuesday... Read More

High Court To Hear New Jersey Man's Appeal Over Strip Searches
Posted on 5 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court said Monday it will hear the case of a man who claims that strip searches in two New Jersey jails violated his constitutional rights. Albert Florence was searched twice in seven days after he was arrested on a... Read More

Pennsylvania Lawsuits: Whites Told They Can't Teach Blacks
Posted on 18 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHILADELPHIA - (AP) Four white Philadelphia teachers filed federal race-bias lawsuits that accuse a black principal of creating a hostile work environment and suggesting they were unfit to teach black children. The teachers work at a predominantly black... Read More