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Michigan Court Strikes Lawsuit Over Alleged Abuse Of Young Prisoners

The court says Michigan’s civil rights law doesn’t apply to lawsuits by prisoners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2015

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Snowball Case Melts; Teen Sues Detroit Public Schools Over Arrest

A teenager who was locked up for nearly 40 days in a dispute over a snowball has filed a lawsuit against the Detroit school district after a judge dismissed the criminal case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/01/2015

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Lawsuit Says Oakland Township Zoning Biased Against Elderly

The suit was filed after plans to build a 282-unit development accommodating the elderly and disabled were denied.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2015

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US Appeals Court Rejects Apartheid Cases Against Ford, IBM

Close to 80 companies initially were named in the lawsuits, but the vast majority of those claims were rejected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/27/2015

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Family Of 8-Month-Old Baby Who Died After Detroit EMT Allegedly Refused To Respond Files $2 Million Lawsuit

The EMT allegedly told her supervisor, “I’m not about to be on no scene 10 minutes doing CPR. You know how these families get.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/22/2015

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Juveniles In Prison: Rape, Abuse Claims In Class Action Lawsuit Against The MDOC

Michigan is one of the top 5 states in the nation with the number of youth put directly into the adult prison system when they’re under the age of 18.

CBS Detroit–07/20/2015

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Fiat-Chrysler Wants $150M Judgment Tossed In Gas Tank Case

Chrysler attorneys asked Decatur County Superior Court Judge J. Kevin Chason to either dismiss the jury verdict or reduce the damages.

CBS Detroit–07/14/2015

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Ex-Ford Contractor Files Federal Lawsuit, Claims He Was Fired Over Anti-Gay Comments

Thomas Banks says his civil rights were violated because he was fired last August after speaking up in defense of his Christian beliefs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2015

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Muslim Woman Sues Dearborn After She Says She Was Forced To Remove Head Scarf While Under Arrest

Maha Aldhalimi says she’s now afraid to leave her house and when she sees a police officer she starts shaking uncontrollably.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/30/2015

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Woman Mistaken For Man Files Lawsuit After Being Pursued In Restroom

The alleged incident occurred in Fishbones restaurant back in January, when Cortney Bogorad of Detroit says she went to use the bathroom after dinner.

CBS Detroit–06/11/2015