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Woman Seeks $350M in Suit Over 2015 Texas Biker Shootout

A Texas woman is asking for $350 million in damages after alleging in a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday that her civil rights were violated when she was wrongfully arrested in the wake of a deadly 2015 gun battle involving bikers …

More Women Sue Baylor University over Handling of Rape Allegations

Three more women filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Baylor University on June 15, saying the school did nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted on or near campus. The Baptist school in Waco, Texas, has …

$142.5K Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over North Dakota Traffic Stop

The North Dakota Insurance Reserve Fund will pay $142,500 to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Richland County Sheriff’s Office. The three men who filed the lawsuit alleged they were injured when two deputies, Dan Wise and Steve …

After 21 Years in Prison, Freed Inmate Sues San Francisco

A man who served 21 years in prison before his murder conviction was overturned is suing San Francisco. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that 44-year-old Maurice Caldwell filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city Monday. He claims police …