Tag Archives: California

Fry’s pays $2.3 million to settle harassment complaint

Fry’s Electronics, which operates 17 stores in California, will pay $2.3 million to settle sexual harassment and retaliation complaints arising from incidents at a store in Washington. The EEOC had charged the company with tolerating harassment of a young salesperson ...

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Legal issues: Agency and appropriation, elephants and mouseholes

For all the political debate over immigration, the legal issue in In re Sergio C. Garcia on Admission is quite narrow. The main question is whether a federal law that prevents undocumented immigrants from receiving “public benefits” including a “professional license … by an agency of the state … or by appropriated funds of a state or local government” applies to the granting of a law license.

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Jury awards $3.2 million to woman shot by LAPD

A federal jury has handed down the latest multimillion-dollar verdict against the Los Angeles Police Department, finding officers were “malicious” and excessive when they shot a mentally ill woman and then used a stun gun on her.

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