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City in Texas Hit with $1M Suit from Black Man Who Police Led by Rope

A Black man who was led by a rope by two white officers on horseback has sued a southeast Texas city and its police department for $1 million, saying he suffered humiliation and fear during his arrest. A lawsuit filed …

City of Hartford Loses Insurance Policy in Wrongful Imprisonment

Hartford, Conn., officials say they cannot find a 30-year-old insurance policy that could play a key role in any damages or settlement the city would have to pay in a lawsuit filed by a man wrongly imprisoned for murder for …

Strauss-Kahn: Going From Defendant to Plaintiff Could Be Risky

After spending six weeks as a defendant in a criminal sexual assault case that now appears to be falling apart, Dominique Strauss-Kahn may have a seat waiting for him at the plaintiffs’ table, but taking it comes with risks and …