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Ferguson Cop Who Arrested Journalist Being Sued for Tying Up and Choking 12-Year-Old Boy (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, Ferguson Missouri, Justin Cosma, bad cops, lawsuit, crime, culture, ethics, society, freedoms, rights, safety, violence, police, law )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - rawstory.com
A police officer who arrested a journalist earlier this month in Ferguson, Missouri is also facing a federal civil rights lawsuit for allegedly attacking a 12-year-old boy while working for another department two years ago, the Huffington Post reported.
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
- 183 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)
Native News Update October 15, 2012   video
Society & Culture  (tags: Native News, Paul DeMain, IndianCountryTV.com, Klamath Tribes, salmon run, GAP, lawsuit, Manifest Destiny shirt, US Forest Service, $3M, tree-planting, Red Lake Band-Chippewa, casino, Warroad, Montana indians, lawsuit, voter suppression, election 2012 )

Brian
- 680 days ago - youtube.com
Klamath Tribes get share of record salmon run, GAP clotting company under fire for Manifest Destiny shirt, U.S. Forest Service awards nearly $3M to plant trees in Great Lakes region, Red Lake Band of Chippewa to build new casino in Warroad...
Woman in Ottawa Police Strip Search Video Launches $1.2M Lawsuit in Toronto
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, police, violence, protection, lawsuit, rights )

Cher Away
- 1350 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
- 1532 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
- 1534 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
- 1536 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
- 1536 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
- 1541 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
- 1541 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
- 1650 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
- 1691 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
- 1694 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
- 1696 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
- 1725 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
 

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