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September 11, 2019 - 8:52 pm
The Shawnee Mission School District will settle a lawsuit that alleged school officials didn't act when a student was repeatedly accused of sexual offenses before he assaulted a student in a middle school classroom. The amount of the settlement was not disclosed. The lawsuit claimed an eighth-grade...
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September 11, 2019 - 7:50 pm
The National Rifle Association sued San Francisco on Monday over the city's recent declaration that the gun-rights lobby is a "domestic terrorist organization." The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses city officials of violating the gun lobby's...
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September 09, 2019 - 8:49 pm
The Kansas and Missouri affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union have sued the Federal Bureau of Prisons on behalf of an inmate they claim could die without a drug used to treat his opioid addiction. A hearing is set for Wednesday in Kansas City, Kansas, on whether to order officials to...
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September 06, 2019 - 6:50 pm
A federal lawsuit filed Friday accuses the University of Kansas Medical Center of discharging an employee who reported a department head's age discrimination practices. The lawsuit against the Kansas City, Kansas-based medical center was filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. It...
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August 30, 2019 - 6:40 pm
A court notice shows the federal lawsuit filed by a Muslim aerospace engineer has been settled days before the trial over allegations of discrimination stemming from a party at a Kansas lake. The filing Friday in U.S. District Court does not detail settlement terms between Munir Zanial and the...
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August 29, 2019 - 6:18 pm
A University of Missouri-Kansas City associate professor whose complaints led to the eventual ouster of a top pharmacy professor has agreed to the settlement of two lawsuits. Mirdul Murkherji, of Lenexa, Kansas, will receive a $360,000 settlement. Murkherji claimed the university retaliated against...
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August 20, 2019 - 6:20 pm
The family of a slain Kansas inmate has filed a federal lawsuit alleging a systemic disregard for the health and safety of prisoners housed at the Meade County jail. A complaint filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Kansas stems from the August 2017 death of Joshua DeVilbiss after he was attacked...
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August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
A federal judge has ruled former Kansas football coach David Beaty's lawsuit against the school will proceed. Federal Judge Kathryn Vratil declined a motion from the university to dismiss the lawsuit on Thursday. Beaty sued Kansas in March. He alleges breach of contract and claims he's owed $3...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:06 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union has sued on behalf of two environmental activists who claim a lawyer with the state utilities regulating agency filed a baseless complaint against them as retaliation for their protests. The federal lawsuit contends former Kansas Corporation Commission Deputy...
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July 31, 2019 - 6:05 pm
A judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit filed by Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning against former Kansas City Star columnist Steve Rose. Johnson County District Court Judge Paul Gurney ruled that Denning had not established the falsehood of the views against Medicaid expansion that Rose...
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