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Exxon's Pro-Fracking CEO Is Suing to Stop Fracking Near His Mansion - Video
Society & Culture  (tags: EXXON, CEO Rex Tillerson, Texas, ranch, mansion, fracking, watertower, double standards, lawsuit, society )

Angelika
- 550 days ago - msnbc.com
Exxon's CEO "Rex Tillerson is leading the fracking revolution, just not in his backyard." Watch video (short article link also in 1st comment)
Woman in Ottawa Police Strip Search Video Launches $1.2M Lawsuit in Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, police, violence, protection, lawsuit, rights )

CherAway
- 1717 days ago - beta.ca.news.yahoo.com
A 27-year-old Ottawa woman shown being kneed and having her top cut off in an Ottawa police cellblock video is suing police.
Wyoming Tribes Oppose Amendment to Trust Fund Settlement
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, lawsuit, politics, government )

Lone
- 1899 days ago - 64.38.12.138
Correction: The United Tribes of North Dakota, representing the five tribes in the state, have not taken a position on the Barrasso Amendment. The tribes passed a resolution in December 2009 in support of the settlement.
Cobell Deadline Extended Again
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, lawsuit, Deadline Extended )

Lone
- 1901 days ago - mainjustice.com
For the fifth time, lawyers in a class action suit brought by American Indians against the federal government have reached an agreement with the Justice Department to extend the deadline for Congress to approve a settlement. The new deadline is July 9.
Last-Minute Changes Threaten to Upend Tribal Lands Deal
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, lawsuit, interesting )

Lone
- 1903 days ago - argusleader.com
WASHINGTON - The head of the country's most prominent Native American organization is asking Congress to make last-minute changes to the historic settlement of a class-action lawsuit over federal mismanagement of revenue from the use of tribal lands
NCAI Sends Senate Cautious Cobell Letter
Society & Culture  (tags: Native Americans, lawsuit, interesting )

Lone
- 1904 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
WASHINGTON - The nation's leading Native American advocacy organization has sent a letter to Congress expressing support for modifications to the Cobell v. Salazar $3.4 billion settlement now under consideration by the Senate
Holder, Salazar: Don't Change Cobell Settlement
Society & Culture  (tags: Indian trust funds, $3.4 billion settlement, lawsuit )

Lone
- 1908 days ago - washingtonpost.com
HELENA, Mont. -- The Obama administration cautioned Senate leaders Wednesday not to meddle with a proposed $3.4 billion settlement in a 14-year class-action lawsuit
Offering Morsels to Starving Indians
Society & Culture  (tags: lawsuit, land, pennys on the dollar )

Lone
- 1909 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
The Pre-1966 Indian Money Damage Claims [2415 Indian Claims Program] are distinct from the Cobell v. Salazar lawsuit, but there is concern that the Interior Department is
Former Agent Wins Judgment Against BIA
Society & Culture  (tags: bureau of Indian Affairs, Federal agent, lawsuit )

Lone
- 2017 days ago - spokesman.com
A former federal law enforcement agent, who was fired after he investigated police corruption on the Spokane Indian Reservation, has won a $400,000 lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs for malicious prosecution.
Landmark Lawsuit Against United States for Sexual Assault of Native American Teen Settled
Society & Culture  (tags: women, crime, police, lawsuit, raped, Sgt. )

Lone
- 2058 days ago - pr-canada.net
Adam Horowitz, an attorney with Mermelstein & Horowitz, P.A., announced today that a settlement of $650,000 was reached in a landmark case filed against the United States government. The U.S. government appealed a federal court order to pay nearly
Landmark Lawsuit Against United States for Sexual Assault of Native American Teen Settled
Society & Culture  (tags: women, violence, crime, raped, dishonesty, lawsuit )

Lone
- 2061 days ago - prnewswire.com
RAPID CITY, S.D., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Adam Horowitz, an attorney with Mermelstein & Horowitz, P.A., announced today that a settlement of $650,000 was reached in a landmark case filed against the United States government. The U.S. government appealed
Navajo Settlement Brings Welcome End for Many to Bitter Dispute
Society & Culture  (tags: Native American, lawsuit, settlement, Millions )

Lone
- 2063 days ago - sltrib.com
Red Mesa » For Utah Navajos, the proposed settlement of a long-running lawsuit alleging state mismanagement of their trust fund is like a prayer half answered
Attorney General Holder, Secretary Salazar Announce Settlement of Cobell Lawsuit on Indian Trust Management
Society & Culture  (tags: government, lawsuit, Native Americans, billion )

Lone
- 2092 days ago - sunherald.com
WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced a settlement of the long-running and highly contentious Cobell class-action lawsuit regarding the U.S. government's trust
Lawsuit: Florida Is Failing Its Children
Society & Culture  (tags: children, education, family, Lawsuit, Florida, legislators )

Kelli
- 2110 days ago - tallahassee.com
Parents, advocates file suit that challenges legislators, officials to fix education system
Brooklyn Woman Dies IIGNORED on Mental Hospital Waiting Room Floor
Society & Culture  (tags: USA, New York, Brooklyn, Kings County Hospital, state-run facility, mental health, abuse, neglect, death, emergency room, hospital staff, lawsuit, neglectful hospital )

K. A.
- 2616 days ago - cnn.com
<p>Only in America!! Esmin Green, 49, had waited in emergency room for 24 hrs when she toppled onto floor &amp; died. Staff kicked her to arouse her. Staff had ignored her. Abuse/neglect of other patients same hospital.</p>
 

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