Law & Policy: Civil Actions
Coatesville District to Sue Former Superintendent, AD
by Michaelle Bond; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014
The administrators resigned last year after school officials found the racist and sexist text messages about students and staff they exchanged on district-issued cellphones.
Lawmakers Seek $25K Fine, Jail for Autograph Seekers
by Kristina Torres; Staff November 2014
Call it Gurley's Law: The next guy who tries to pay a Georgia running back for his autograph may want to think twice after state lawmakers proposed new penalties this week including jail time and a $25,000 fine.
Prep Basketball Coach Sues 'Malicious' Parent for $1M
by Marjorie Hernandez email@example.com November 2014
Rob Bloom, Westlake High School's head varsity boys basketball coach, filed a libel suit this month in Ventura County Superior Court against parent James Clark.
UT Football Players Suspended Amid Rape Allegations
by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel November 2014
Butch Jones’ weekly press conference on Monday was supposed to be one of the Tennessee coach’s most triumphant of the season, instead he had to discuss disciplinary issues.
Sayreville Hazing: Accused Won't Be Tried as Adults
by Michael Boren; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014
Seven Sayreville (N.J.) High School football players embroiled in a hazing scandal that prompted the cancellation of the team's season will not be tried in court as adults, the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office said Monday.
Judge Asks NCAA for 477 Sandusky-Related Emails
by BILL VIDONIC November 2014
The NCAA was given a Friday deadline to turn over 477 emails related to the aftermath of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal so a judge can determine if they can be used as evidence in an upcoming trial.
UT Granted Some Protections in Discrimination Case
by Dan Fleser firstname.lastname@example.org November 2014
A protective order was issued Friday in a lawsuit filed by three former University of Tennessee athletic department employees against the university.
Suspicion Lingers in Controversial Gym Mat Death
by Christian Boone; Staff November 2014
Despite seemingly ironclad alibis, two teen sons of an FBI agent remain part of the focus of the federal probe into the January 2013 death of a Valdosta high school student found dead inside a rolled-up gym mat.
Sandusky's Wife: He's Innocent, I'm Not Delusional
by The Herald-Sun (Durham, N.C.) November 2014
Jerry Sandusky's wife is defending her husband again, this time in a written piece provided to a Harrisburg news organization. Dottie Sandusky claimed in the posting Monday on Pennlive.com that her husband was innocent of the child sex-abuse charges for which he has been convicted.
Falcons Stadium Financing in Hands of Ga. Supreme Court
by Katie Leslie; Staff November 2014
The Supreme Court must decide whether to uphold a Fulton County Superior Court judge's decision in May to validate the bonds backed by hotel-motel taxes, which allows the borrowing plan to go forward, or side with the residents.