Law & Policy: Civil Actions
- After Title IX Investigation, USC Kicker Barred from School
by Joey Kaufman; firstname.lastname@example.org @joeyrkaufman on Twitter August 2017
Matt Boermeester, the USC placekicker who made the winning field goal in the Rose Bowl in January, is not permitted to return to the university.
- Police Recommend Charges for AD in HS Hazing Case
by Arizona Daily Star July 2017
Chandler police are recommending a criminal charge against Hamilton High School's athletic director in a hazing case involving...
- U. of Dayton Wants Ex-Player's Title IX Suit Tossed
by Mark Gokavi July 2017
University of Dayton attorneys want a federal judge to toss a lawsuit from an ex-football player who said he was falsely accused...
- Lawmakers Question Suite Use at TCF Bank Stadium
by Rochelle Olson July 2017
Minnesota's legislative auditor said the University of Minnesota should consider restricting access for family and friends of university officials...
- Opinion: Spielman Suit an Opportunity for Ohio State
by The Columbus Dispatch July 2017
The lawsuit against Ohio State University, brought by a man who is not just one of Ohio State's all-time greatest players but arguably...
- Transgender Wrestler Hits YouTube to Oppose Texas Bill
by Andy Berg July 2017
The transgender wrestler who won the Texas state girls' championship but identifies as a boy is hoping to take down a proposed “bathroom bill” in his home state.
- Family Fitness Ordered to Retract Cancellation Policy
by Courtney Cameron July 2017
Family Fitness Center of western Michigan has been issued a cease and desist order regarding its cancellation fees from the Michigan attorney general’s office.
- Council Mulls $1.2M for Recreation Improvements
by Jacob Tierney July 2017
Greensburg Council next month will decide whether to borrow $1.2 million to improve its recreation facilities, including a major overhaul of Veterans' Memorial Pool at Lynch Field. As part of the same deal, the city could refinance its existing debt, saving an estimated $120,000 and bringing the total to $8.5 million.
- Planet Fitness Privacy Suit Decision Appealed
by Courtney Cameron July 2017
Yvette Cormier, whose Planet Fitness membership was cancelled after she complained about seeing a transgendered person in the club's locker rooms, says she's taking her case to the Michigan Supreme Court.
A Midland County Court dismissed Cormier's suit on Jan. 4, 2016, and the decision was affirmed by the Michigan Court of Appeals on June 1 of this year.
- Neighbors Concerned Over Proposed School Stadium
by Paul Bowers July 2017
The Friday night lights might shine too bright. The roar of the crowds might be too loud. And what if they have rock concerts in there? These concerns and more were front and center Wednesday night as more than 100 people aired their grievances with a plan to open a new regional football stadium near Wando High School in Mount Pleasant. Charleston County School District officials present at the meeting said they had planned to build a new stadium at the school since it opened at its current location in 2004. In 2014, Charleston County voters approved a school construction referendum that included funding for a "new shared high school stadium for East of the Cooper."