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Colorado Independent Sues Denver: Release the Michael Marshall Tapes

Colorado Independent Sues Denver: Release the Michael Marshall Tapes
The Colorado Independent has sued the City and County of Denver demanding the release of videotapes showing sheriff’s deputies’ fatal confrontation with Michael Lee Marshall, a mentally ill, homeless man, in the city jail.
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AFL-CIO, Machinists, USW File Lawsuit to Halt Wisconsin’s “Right-to-Work” Law

AFL-CIO, Machinists, USW File Lawsuit to Halt Wisconsin’s “Right-to-Work” Law
The Wisconsin AFL-CIO and two unions have filed a lawsuit seeking both temporary and permanent injunctions against the “Right-to-Work” legislation signed into law on Monday by Governor Scott Walker. The lawsuit names Walker, Attorney General Brad Schimel, and members of the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission as defendants.
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ICYMI: Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart for Responsibility in Deadly Crash

ICYMI: Tracy Morgan Sues Walmart for Responsibility in Deadly Crash
Tracy Morgan has sued Walmart after one of its drivers slammed into the comedian's limo a month ago. Walmart routinely makes its drivers drive long shifts for little pay and no protections.
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Lawsuitpalooza: Colorado Fracking Ban Edition

Lawsuitpalooza: Colorado Fracking Ban Edition
Citizens of Lafayette, Colo., have filed a class action lawsuit against the State of Colorado, the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) and Governor John Hickenlooper requesting immediate enforcement of Lafayette's Community Rights Charter Amendment to ban fracking.
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Beer Behemoth's Boys Brigade: Anheuser-Busch Isolates Women, Says Ex-Exec

Beer Behemoth's Boys Brigade: Anheuser-Busch Isolates Women, Says Ex-Exec
Beer giant Anheuser-Busch (maker of Budweiser, now part of the global behemoth InBev) was an all-boys club in the executive suite, with male-only golf and hunting trips and cut-rate salaries for the few ladies that made it up the ranks, according to former executive Francine Katz. Katz has sued the company for sex discrimination.
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Big Energy-Backed NC Environment Commission Searches for Pollution Penalty Loopholes

Big Energy-Backed NC Environment Commission Searches for Pollution Penalty Loopholes
When a judge ruled that Duke Energy must pay stiff penalties for its part in the Dan River coal ash spill, we all knew industry-backed affiliates would come swarming to the rescue – including North Carolina's own Environmental Management Commission, the regulatory agency that's supposed to be on our side.
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With Thousands Denied at Polls, New Lawsuit Claims Total Disenfranchisement Over TX Voter ID

With Thousands Denied at Polls, New Lawsuit Claims Total Disenfranchisement Over TX Voter ID
A new lawsuit in Texas claims that the states new Voter ID law undermines the fundamental right to vote under the 14th and 15th Amendments to the Constitution. This comes after an election fraught with issues, especially with the "substantially similar" name-matching requirement.
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Judge: The Fed's Obligations to Goldman Sachs Not as Important as Public's Right to Know

Judge: The Fed's Obligations to Goldman Sachs Not as Important as Public's Right to Know
A federal judge rejected the Federal Reserve Bank of New York’s plea to seal documents in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed by a former bank examiner who claims she was fired for doing her job. “I am not convinced that anything will be accomplished to seal or redact a complaint that is publicly available,” U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams said.
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Jake Bernstein
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Ms. Classification: Former Lady Gaga Assistant Suing for $380,000 of Unpaid Overtime

Ms. Classification: Former Lady Gaga Assistant Suing for $380,000 of Unpaid Overtime
A former assistant to singer Lady Gaga is taking her former employer to court for unpaid overtime after being forced to be “on call” for 24 hours a day. Gaga's response? She's a "rat who is suing me for money she didn’t earn."
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Rogue Bridgeport Schools Superintendent Sued by Teachers Union

Rogue Bridgeport Schools Superintendent Sued by Teachers Union
Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas is breaking the law by not allowing teachers, parents, and community leaders to participate in the educational process as outlined in state statutes, according to a complaint filed by the Connecticut Education Association (CEA) with the State Department of Education today.
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