Woman Forced To Remove Hijab In Jail Settles For $120KA Minnesota Muslim woman has received $120,000 to settle her lawsuit alleging she was forced to strip in jail and remove her hijab for a booking photo over a traffic offense.
School District Sued Over Treatment Of Transgender StudentA mother is suing a Minnesota school district, claiming it discriminated against her son because he's transgender.
Family Of Girl Scarred By Laser Procedure Suing Minnesota DoctorThe family of a 6-year-old girl whose face was permanently scarred during a laser procedure is suing the University of Minnesota Physicians doctor who treated the child.
MN Dept Of Human Rights Joins Coalition To Tackle Pay DiscriminationThe Minnesota Department of Human Rights has joined a multi-state coalition in support of a lawsuit fighting for pay discrimination, it announced Monday. The coalition, headed by California, supports protecting demographic information "critical to ensuring equal pay," the department said.
Enbridge Offers To Settle Bad River's Pipeline LawsuitEnbridge Energy has offered the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa at least $24 million to settle a lawsuit the tribe filed to shut down and remove the Line 5 pipeline from its reservation.
St. Paul Public Schools Settles Teacher Retaliation LawsuitSt. Paul Public Schools has agreed to settle a 2017 whistleblower lawsuit with a black former teacher who accused the district of retaliating against him for criticizing its racial equity policy that led to a reduction in suspensions of African-American students.
MN Human Rights Dept. Sues West Lutheran H.S. For Permitting Student's Sexual AssaultThe human rights department says the school did not protect the student and retaliated against her by preventing her from returning for her tenth-grade year.
Lawsuit Challenging Grape Laws For Minnesota Wineries Moves ForwardCurrent laws stipulate that wineries here must use a majority of Minnesota-grown grapes to make wine.
Ex-UMD Athlete Sues Board Of Regents, Alleging RetaliationFormer track and cross-country athlete Paige du Bois is seeking compensatory and emotional distress damages, as well as attorney's fees.
Minnesota Joins 13-State Lawsuit Against T-Mobile And Sprint MergerMinnesota is the latest state to join a lawsuit against a proposed merger of major telecom companies T-Mobile and Sprint, Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison said Friday. Thirteen other Attorney Generals are part of a complaint alleging the merger would increase cellphone prices, cut jobs, and hurt rural customers.
Suit Seeks Release Of Vatican’s Clergy Abuse 'Secrets'The lawsuit filed in St. Paul seeks the release of decades worth of information on clergy sex abuse within the Catholic Church.