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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Over Geronimo's Remains

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - (AP) A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by descendants of the Apache warrior Geronimo, who claimed some of his remains were stolen in 1918 by a student society at Yale University. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers .

Judge Upholds California's Affirmative Action Ban

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit challenging California's voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions. U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti ruled against the challenge to Proposition 209, which barred racial, ethnic or gender preferences...

Lawsuit Alleges Ex-NBC Staffer Harassed Over His Heritage

NEW YORK - (AP) Workers at NBC maligned a Native American colleague about his heritage by taunting him with a doll in traditional dress and making insulting comparisons to him, he said in a lawsuit Friday. Former studio technician Faruq "Peter" Wells sued NBC Universal and some employees, saying...

Federal Judge Enjoins Tax-Collection Provisions Of Tobacco Trafficking Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Saying a Native American Internet cigarette seller was irreparably harmed and likely will be able to prove that the requirement in the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act that he pay local taxes violates his due process rights, a District of Columbia federal...