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Qualified Immunity Part I

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Date15 Apr 2021
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What is Qualified Immunity and Why Does it Exist? The George Floyd protests of July 2020 cast a renewed light on 42 U.S.C. §1983 and qualified immunity. The former references Section 1983 of Title 42 of the United States Code,...
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Elder Abuse D.C. Injury Lawyer

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Date01 Feb 2021
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Elder and Nursing Home Abuse DC Negligence Lawyer As family members and loved ones age and suffer declines in mental and physical strength, many begin to require special care that is too difficult for non-professionals to manage. When this occurs,...
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Defective Tires DC Car Accidents

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Date26 Jan 2021
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Defective Tires DC Car Accidents In the early 1990s, Ford was sued en masse. The allegations were that the Bridgestone/Firestone tires on Ford Explorer’s were defective, causing the vehicle to rollover and resulting in serious, fatal consequences. Over the ensuing...
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Churches Sue Governor

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Date08 May 2020
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Churches in Oregon are suing Governor Kate Brown, alleging that her coronavirus stay-at-home orders that prohibit “non-essential social and recreational gatherings” encompasses church services and are unconstitutional. The lawsuit is being led by Common Sense for Oregon, a nonprofit led...
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Texas Sued to Challenge Coronavirus Restrictions

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Date27 Mar 2020
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Several abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, have filed a lawsuit against Texas for banning abortions during the coronavirus outbreak. The order, signed by Gov. Greg Abott, requested for healthcare providers to postpone surgeries and procedures that aren’t immediately medically necessary....
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Coronavirus Lawsuit for ICE Detainees

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Date18 Mar 2020
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The American Civil Liberties Union and the Northwest Immigrants Rights Project have filed a lawsuit to force ICE officials to release elderly and sick immigrant detainees from a detention center in Seattle to protect them from the spread of coronavirus....
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Student Sues for Being Groomed for Sex

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Date16 Mar 2020
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A former student has filed a lawsuit against the Lone Jack School District, claiming they didn’t do anything to stop a former superintendent’s sexual misconduct. The former student, identified as S.L., alleges that former Lone Jack School District Superintendent Matthew...
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ICE Sued for Illegally Detaining Immigrants

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Date04 Mar 2020
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The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) and Bronx Defenders have filed a class-action lawsuit against Immigration and Customs Enforcement, alleging they have jailed immigrants while they await their immigration hearings. “ICE has secretly decided to detain thousands of New...
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Inmates Sue Hamblen County Jail

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Date26 Feb 2020
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Four inmates have filed a lawsuit against Hamblen County Jailin in Tennesse, alleging they are forced to wear inadequate clothing and live in unsanitary conditions. The lawsuit highlights how crowded Hamblen County Jail is. The facility is supposed to hold...
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Lawsuit for Woman Who Died in Custody

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Date17 Feb 2020
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The family members of Damaris Rodriguez, who died while in custody at South Correctional Entity Jail in 2018, have filed a lawsuit against the correctional facility for alleged abuse and neglect. On Dec. 30, 2017, Rodriguez’s husband, Reynaldo Gil, called...
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Kansas Highway Patrol Sued By Drivers

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Date06 Feb 2020
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Drivers have filed a lawsuit against the Kansas Highway Patrol, accusing them of targeting out-of-state vehicles for traffic stops. According to the lawsuit, 93 percent of the Kansas Highway Patrol’s traffic stops in 2017 involved vehicles with out-of-state licenses. The...
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