SEATAC, Wash. — Washington, California and at least nine other states are planning to sue the Trump administration over its separation of immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, saying the president’s executive order halting the practice is riddled with caveats ...Read More »
A retired attorney with a Maryland law license has to pay $85,000 to a Connecticut woman for hitting her in the face with pasta in a spicy sauce. The woman sued for negligence and battery after she was injured from the impact and hit her head, the Connecticut Law Tribune reported.
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Schools can be held liable for student suicides in certain circumstances, Massachusetts' highest court said Monday in a ruling that also cleared the Massachusetts Institute of Technology of responsibility for the death of a graduate student who killed himself on campus in 2009.Read More »
The Baltimore City Board of Estimates is set to approve a $90,000 settlement Wednesday with a man who witnessed a robbery and was forcibly taken into custody and later charged with assault when he refused to go to the police station to give a formal statement.Read More »
A Trump administration plan to ask people if they are U.S. citizens during the 2020 census has prompted a legal uproar from Democratic state attorneys general, who argue it could drive down participation and lead to an inaccurate count.Read More »
The NAACP is spearheading a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the Census Bureau and President Donald Trump, saying the federal government is unprepared for the 2020 Census, and that will lead to a massive undercounting of African-Americans.Read More »