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How Civil Immunity Lawsuit Led to Limits on Taser Use: Reuters Report

One of the biggest commercial threats to Taser International’s signature weapon could come from a lawsuit the company won. Across the United States, wrongful death lawsuits involving Tasers have created a body of case law restricting the use of a …

Judge Rejects Strauss-Kahn Immunity in Civil Damages Lawsuit

A New York judge rejected former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s claim of diplomatic immunity on Tuesday, ruling a lawsuit filed by the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault can move forward. Bronx Supreme Court Justice Douglas …

U of Southern Mississippi Denies Bias Claim

The University of Southern Mississippi has denied the claims of a Hispanic woman that she was discriminated against in her pursuit of a master’s degree. Maria Salcido, who lives in Wisconsin, filed the suit July 10 in Forrest County Circuit …