Lawsuit

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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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July 23, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Opening up another legal front against the Democrats investigating him, President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued the House Ways and Means Committee and New York state officials to prevent his state tax returns from being turned over to the congressional committee. The lawsuit seeks an injunction to...
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July 09, 2019 - 10:22 pm
A former Kansas sheriff's deputy alleges in a lawsuit that she was forced out of her job after reporting that a fellow deputy had sexually assaulted her. The Kansas City Star reports that the lawsuit was filed Monday in federal court. The suit says the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office fostered a...
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July 09, 2019 - 1:08 pm
An appeals court was to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Congress effectively invalidated former President Barack Obama's entire signature health care law when it zeroed out the tax imposed on those who chose not to buy insurance. It was unclear when the three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit...
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July 09, 2019 - 11:55 am
European Union authorities on Tuesday fined the Japanese company behind Hello Kitty for restricting cross-border online sales of toys, mugs, bags and other products featuring the cartoon cat girl. The EU's antitrust commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, said that Sanrio Co. was fined 6.2 million euros...
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June 22, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Residents of a Kansas City, Kansas neighborhood have filed a federal lawsuit over flooding during the summer of 2017 that accuses businesses and local officials of negligence. The lawsuit filed earlier this month by five residents in the U.S. District Court for Kansas accuses the companies of...
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June 19, 2019 - 7:01 pm
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking a federal judge to make it easier to protest inside the Kansas Statehouse. The group sought to show during a court hearing Wednesday that restrictions on demonstrations violate protesters' rights to free speech and due legal process. The ACLU asked U.S...
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