Law & Policy: Civil Actions
City Denies Police Fitness Test Slanted Against Women
by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) June 2015
The City of Colorado Springs has denied that a police physical fitness test discriminated against female employees over the age of 40, according to a court document obtained Tuesday by The Gazette.
Lawsuit: Southern Cal Baseball Players Recorded Sex
by Michael Lev, Staff Writer June 2015
The feel-good story of the USC baseball team took an untimely and unseemly turn Friday morning, with a lawsuit alleging that one current member and one former member of the team recorded a woman having sex with one of the players and distributed that recording to teammates and others.
Florida High Court Caps Damages in Fallen Player Case
by Iliana Limon Romero May 2015
Ereck Plancher was a UCF football player and former Lely High School star who collapsed and died following offseason conditioning drills supervised by the coaching staff in 2008.
Missouri School Officials Sued for Christian Sports Trip
by Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES May 2015
An anonymous Missouri mother and an atheist-rights organization are suing a local school for taking the children on a field trip to a Christian-centered sports center.
Missouri Governor Sued Over Funding for Rams' Stadium
by Laura Godlewski May 2015
Six state legislators sued the governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, as well as the Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority over Nixon’s plan to fund a new stadium in St. Louis.
Opinion: FIFA Scandal Exposes '22 World Cup Fiasco
by Nancy Armour, email@example.com, USA TODAY Sports May 2015
Congratulations, Qatar. The details of FIFA's slimy wheelings and dealings laid bare by U.S. federal and Swiss officials mean your World Cup is destined to go down as the worst ever.
Man Guilty of Stealing $3K from Youth Sports Group
by Nancy Bowman May 2015
The former treasurer of a Covington youth sports organization was found guilty of theft of money from the group after a two-day trial in Miami County Common Pleas Court this week.
Couple Sues Chicago White Sox Over Parking Lot Attack
by Ashlee Rezin May 2015
Two people who claim they were attacked in a U.S. Cellular Field parking lot after a baseball game last year have filed a lawsuit against the Chicago White Sox, claiming the lot did not have proper security.
Suit Details Alleged Hazing in St. Joe's Softball Program
by Susan Snyder; Inquirer Staff Writer May 2015
When St. Joseph's University suspended play for its women's varsity softball team earlier this month - amid allegations of hazing and bullying - the school declined to detail those allegations.
IHSA Bolsters Concussion-Prevention Initiatives
by Laura Godlewski May 2015
The Illinois High School Association recently introduced several concussion-prevention initiatives after a lawsuit was filed accusing it of doing too little to protect student-athletes from head injuries.