Law & Policy: Civil Actions
Willingham Lawyer Seeks to Name UNC Officials in Suit
by Laura Oleniacz, email@example.com October 2014
The attorney for former UNC-Chapel Hill learning specialist Mary Willingham is seeking to add Chapel Hill administrators to the retaliation lawsuit that she filed against the school and UNC system.
Team Hazing Investigation Leads to Sex Crime Charges
by Zach Braziller October 2014
The other shoe dropped Friday night in the Sayreville War Memorial High School football hazing scandal.
Accuser's Attorney: FSU Hindered Title IX Investigation
by Tom D'Angelo Palm Beach Post Staff Writer October 2014
An attorney for the woman who accused Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston of sexual assault said Friday that the university is willing to break laws "to protect this football program."
Lawsuit: College Knew Lacrosse Team Posed Rape Risk
by Janie Bryant October 2014
A former student is suing Virginia Wesleyan College, claiming that she suffered a brutal sexual assault in 2012 and the college allowed her assailant to voluntarily withdraw from school so he could enroll elsewhere.
Judge: November Vote Makes HS Track Petition Irrelevant
by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling Valley News Staff Writer October 2014
A Vermont Superior Court judge dismissed a court case against the town of Hartford Friday, ruling that because a $3.5 million bond for a high school track will be on the November ballot, there is no need to decide whether the town erred in blocking a citizen petition on the same topic.
Suit Filed Against FIFA Over Women's World Cup Turf
by Dr. David Geier October 2014
The players are demanding that FIFA and the CSA reverse their decision to play next year's Women's World Cup on artificial turf.
San Francisco to Pay $15M in Fatal Park Incident
by The Associated Press October 2014
The woman was relaxing with her 11-month-old baby and dog in the grass at Holly Park when she was run over by a city Recreation and Park Department truck.
Knicks Fan Suing Garden Over Right to Trash Talk 'Melo
by Julia Marsh October 2014
A loudmouth New York Knicks fan is hauling Madison Square Garden to court over his right to taunt star forward Carmelo Anthony.
Ex-Band Director Sues OSU Seeking Job, $1M in Damages
by Laura A. Bischoff September 2014
Jonathan Waters on Friday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the university that seeks to get his job back and at least $1 million in damages.
Ex-MLB Pitcher Sues Over Little League Lewdness Claim
by Molly Eichel September 2014
FORMER Phillie Mitch Williams is suing his former employer MLB Network for breach of contract, wrongful termination and defamation, and Gawker Media, the company that owns the sports-news site Deadspin, for defamation, stemming from a story that Deadspin reported about Williams' behavior at his 10-year-old son's baseball tournament. The suit was filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Camden County. "We are aware that Mitch Williams has filed a lawsuit against MLB Network," a spokesman for MLB Network said in a statement. "We have not received it, but we have reviewed the reported claims in the statement issued today by his lawyer and there are inaccuracies included throughout.