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Airbnb unveils policies to fight user discrimination
The company was previously criticized for not doing enough to prevent discrimination on the service.
-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Plaintiff Business school Harvard Business School Service of process Harvard University Discrimination
State board to consider sanctions against Houston cancer doctor
The Texas Medical Board will decide next month whether to accept a staff recommendation to place a controversial Houston cancer doctor on probation and fine him $360,000 for violating state medical rules.
1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Physician Doctor-patient relationship Oncology Pleading Patient Legal terms Illness Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Five more women complained of harassment by Weld County commissioner Sean Conway, court documents show
Five more female Weld County employees have complained about commissioner Sean Conway's behavior toward them, according to a petition filed by the county in Weld District Court.
2 points by The Denver Post | Complaint Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Woman
Lawsuit: District allowed ingestion of contaminated water at Butler elementary school
A Butler resident and her daughter, who has concerning lead levels in her blood, have filed a complaint against the Butler Area School District and its former school superintendent due to extended lead contamination in well water at the Summit Elementary School, despite school officials being long aware of the problem. 
21 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Plaintiff Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Class action Superintendent Equity
Tyson reveals SEC inquiry, likely tied to price-fixing suits
NEW YORK — Tyson Foods says it's being investigated by the Securities and Exchange Commission, likely in connection with lawsuits alleging that the poultry company and others engaged in price fixing activities.The Springdale, Arkansas-based company says in a regulatory filing that it received a subpoena from the SEC on Jan. 20. It says it is cooperating with the investigation, which is in an "early stage."
-2 points by Boston Herald | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chicken Competition Plaintiff United States antitrust law Civil procedure Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Springdale Arkansas
Tyson reveals SEC probe, likely over price-fixing suits
Tyson says it is cooperating with the investigation, which is in an “early stage”        
-2 points by The Detroit News | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chicken Competition Plaintiff United States antitrust law Civil procedure Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Copyright
Steve Mnuchin Faces Fraud Claim Related to Relativity Media
Steve Mnuchin may be headed for U.S. Senate approval as America’s next treasury secretary, but he’s getting a big thumbs down from a film lending company that alleges in a lawsuit that the Wall Street and Hollywood financier helped cheat it out of more than $80 million. In a legal filing late Thursday, RKA Film... Read more »
1067 points by Variety | Pleading Plaintiff Debt Cause of action United States Senate Film Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Service of process
Shelby County Sheriff sued over problems with records system
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) - A class-action lawsuit claims people were held for "unreasonable" lengths of time at the Shelby County Jail after trouble with the new computer records system. Media outlets report that attorneys Claiborne Ferguson and Josh Spickler filed the lawsuit Thursday against Shelby County Sheriff Bill Oldham on ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Plaintiff Memphis Tennessee Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Coroner Private Securities Litigation Reform Act Shelby County Tennessee Shire Sheriff
Trump attorneys to argue for delay in Trump University trial
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A federal judge on Friday will consider arguments on President-elect Donald Trump's latest request to delay a civil fraud trial involving his now-defunct Trump University until after his inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump's attorneys said in a court filing last week that preparations for the White ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Plaintiff President of the United States Donald Trump Pleading Class action Trump University Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Court
At UC regents meeting, unease and uncertainty over Donald Trump's presidency
Members of the University of California community expressed unease and concern Wednesday about Donald Trump’s presidency and its potential effects on Muslims, people who are in the country without legal permission and other vulnerable campus groups. UC President Janet Napolitano told regents in...
275 points by Los Angeles Times | University of California Board of directors Janet Napolitano United States Secretary of Homeland Security Regent Federal government Federal government of the United States Federal Rules of Civil Procedure