Luck Was Not a Factor: The Importance of a Strategic Approach to Civil Rights Litigation
- Civil rights suit hits Bertram officials. Brown, Hal // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);1/14/2009, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p1A
The article reports on the civil rights lawsuit filed by Wayne Krause and Texas Civil Rights director Jim Harrington against Bertram Police Chief David Caudle, Bertram Mayor Joann Stephens, and a former Bertram police officer in Austin, Texas on January 14, 2008.
- Civil rights complaint could derail Central LRT project. Hallman, Charles // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;7/16/2009, Vol. 74 Issue 50, p1
The article reports on the civil rights charges filed by St. Paul residents and businesses against the Metropolitan Council regarding the Central Corridor Light Rail project in Minnesota.
- ILLINOIS: Police officer accused of harassment in lawsuits. // Gay & Lesbian Times;4/9/2009, Issue 1111, p20
The article discusses a court case wherein seven plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against Chicago, Illinois police officer Richard Fiorito for allegedly violating their civil rights.
- Ex-inmate files suit. Crews, Chris // Burnet Bulletin (Texas);7/25/2007, Vol. 135 Issue 30, p1A
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by a former inmate against Burnet County Sheriff Joe Pollock, including current and former law enforcement officers, claiming civil rights violation during his incarceration.
- Redistricting seen as Republican scheme to erase the Black vote. Perry, Joyce Mayer // New York Amsterdam News;11/20/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 47, p1
A major case with civil rights implications has opened in the Federal District Court of New York accusing the Republican-dominated New York State Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment of approving and passing a redistricting plan that effectively disenfranchises...
- 6.(a) Constitution of Pakistan (1973). // Eastern Worker;Jul2011, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p13
The article discusses the court case Secretary, Ministry of Health, Government of Pakistan, Islamabad and another v. Dr. Rehana Hameed and others wherein the Supreme Court granted a leave to appeal to consider whether a government policy was in conflict with fundamental rights.
- Lawsuit Filed Over Layoffs. // Education Week;3/3/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 23, p5
The article reports a lawsuit, by civil rights groups, of the Los Angeles Unified School District and the state of California over teacher layoffs, which they say will deprive inner-city children of their right to education.
- AG obtains injunction against alleged gay-bashers. Jacobs, Ethan // Bay Windows;5/1/2008, Vol. 26 Issue 20, p14
The article reports on the decision of Suffolk, Virginia Superior Court Judge D. Lloyd Macdonald to grant Attorney General Martha Coakley's request for civil rights injunctions against two men accused of assaulting a teenage boy.
- Litigators and Communities Working Together: Grutter v. Bollinger and the New Civil Rights Movement. Massie, Miranda // Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p318
Focuses on the use of litigation as part of a larger community organizing strategy on and on how the affirmative action framework relates to experiences with the undergraduate University of Michigan cases Grutter v. Bollinger and its companion Gratz v. Bollinger, filed in late 1997. Effort to...