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Ousted USDA Employee Sherrod Plans To Sue Blogger
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN DIEGO - (AP) Ousted Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod said Thursday she will sue a conservative blogger who posted a video edited in a way that made her appear racist. Sherrod was forced to resign last week as director of rural development... Read More

Tobacco Lawsuit Cites Long-Ago Cigarette Giveaways
Posted on 12 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BOSTON - (AP) Marie Evans recalled she was 9 years old when she first started getting free cigarettes in the Boston housing project where she lived. At first, she traded them for candy, but she said she started smoking them herself at age 13. Four decades... Read More

Congress Poised To Pass Indian, Black Farmer Deals
Posted on 30 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Would-be farmer Carl Eggleston has been waiting nearly a decade to refile his claim against the government for the discrimination he says he faced when he tried to start a hog farm on his Virginia property. The African-American... Read More