Law & Policy: Civil Actions
Plastic Fiber in Toronto Pool May Be Public Health Risk
by Jason Scott August 2015
Plastic fibers from a fraying pool liner found floating in the popular Alex Duff outdoor swimming pools at Toronto’s Christie Pits could pose a risk public safety.
Spring Training Stadium Land Swap Gets Key Vote
by Joe Capozzi August 2015
The West Palm Beach City Commission put aside its historic differences with Palm Beach County on Monday, voting 5-0 on a land swap that will allow the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals to build a new spring training stadium south of 45th Street.
Parents: Gym Mat Death a Cover-Up Conspiracy
by Christian Boone; Staff August 2015
For months, the parents of the Valdosta teenager found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat have alleged a cabal of powerful interests conspired to cover up their son's murder.
Former USC Tight End to Fight Football Ban in Court
by Scott Wolf August 2015
The lawyer for former Bryce Dixon said he will return to court Monday following the university's decision to prevent Dixon from playing football.
Maryland Suspends Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach Charged with Sexual Abuse
by Stuart Goldman August 2015
A University of Maryland women’s basketball assistant coach has been suspended indefinitely after he was charged with sexual abuse against a player he was coaching at Xavier University in Cincinnati.
College: Sexual History Request Valid in Rape Case
by The Virginian-Pilot(Norfolk, VA.) August 2015
Officials at Virginia Wesleyan College, which is being sued by a young woman who claims she was raped there, released a statement on Wednesday refuting several recent media reports.
Family of Alleged Hazing Victim Sues Team's Hotel
by Tyler Estep; Staff August 2015
Attorneys for an alleged victim in a reported hazing incident involving Parkview High School baseball players claim the front desk improperly gave the accused upperclassmen players access to a younger teammate's room.
Another Suit Claims Citadel Covered Up Camp Abuse
by firstname.lastname@example.org August 2015
The complaint was filed Tuesday in circuit court in Charleston by a John Doe, who claims Skip ReVille sexually abused him between 2007 and 2011.
Little League Alleges Jackie Robinson Fraud, Cover-Up
by Chicago Daily Herald August 2015
Court documents from Little League International contend Chicago's Jackie Robinson West baseball team was stripped of its national championship because of "fraud and cover-up."
Penn State Accused Urge Court to Drop Charges
by Jason Laughlin, The Philadelphia Inquirer August 2015
Three former Pennsylvania State University administrators, accused of ignoring or covering up Jerry Sandusky's sexual attacks, renewed their bid Tuesday to have the criminal case against them dismissed or at least set back significantly.