Federal lawsuit alleges racist brutality by Rochester police

A lawsuit filed Monday accuses Rochester officials of allowing a culture of police brutality against people of color to fester and asks a court to force reforms. The civil rights lawsuit was filed on behalf of potentially “hundreds, if not thousands” of

USC agrees to $852 million payout in sex abuse lawsuit

LOS ANGELES – The University of Southern California has agreed to an $852 million settlement with more than 700 women who have accused the college’s longtime campus gynecologist of sexual abuse, the victims’ lawyers and USC announced Thursday. It’s believed to be

Minneapolis to pay $27M to settle George Floyd family lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The city of Minneapolis on Friday agreed to pay $27 million to settle a civil lawsuit from George Floyd’s family over the Black man’s death in police custody, even as jury selection continued in a former officer’s murder trial.

Elite Virginia school's new admissions policy challenged by lawsuit

A conservative legal group is suing a northern Virginia school district for discriminating against Asian Americans by overhauling the admissions process at a selective public high school to recruit more Black and Hispanic students. The Pacific Legal Foundation is holding a press conference