Civil Rights

Full 2nd Circ. Won’t Take Up Challenge To No-Fly Suit Ruling

A group of Muslim immigrants who said they were placed on the no-fly list for refusing to work as government informants won a victory Thursday at the Second Circuit, when all but three judges agreed not to reconsider an appeal panel’s earlier decision to send the case back to district court…

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Yale Aids Sexual Misconduct By Frats, Title IX Suit Says

Yale University has facilitated fraternity-related sexual misconduct and has failed to provide a safe educational environment for women and non-binary individuals, violating state and federal anti-discrimination laws, a group of female students alleged Tuesday in a proposed class action in Connecticut federal court…

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Ex-Trump Aide Sues Over NDA Blocking White House Memoir

Clifford Sims signed a nondisclosure agreement when he worked on Donald Trump’s campaign for president, but that conflicts with his First Amendment right to publish a memoir about his later work as a White House official, the former aide argued Monday in D.C. federal court…

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Patents Aren’t Property, Judge Says In Axing $100M AIA Suit

A patent owner who challenged the constitutionality of claim cancellations in America Invents Act reviews lost a $100 million proposed class action Tuesday when a U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge tossed the case and said patents aren’t property under the Fifth Amendment’s takings clause…

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Walmart Sued After Ill. High Court Ruling On Biometric Privacy

A proposed class of Walmart Inc. employees sued the retail giant on Monday in Illinois state court, alleging that the company illegally collected their fingerprints without consent, days after the state’s Supreme Court ruled plaintiffs don’t need to allege actual harm to mount such suits…

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