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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 )

- 1697 days ago -
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 )

- 2864 days ago -
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 )

- 3046 days ago -
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 )

- 3048 days ago -
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 )

- 3050 days ago -
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 )

- 3051 days ago -
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 )

- 3055 days ago -
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 )

- 3056 days ago -
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 )

- 3164 days ago -
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. )

- 3205 days ago -
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 )

- 3208 days ago -
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 )

- 3210 days ago -
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 )

- 3239 days ago -
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 )

- 3257 days ago -
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 )

- 3763 days ago -
<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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