A Missouri court has ordered Harris-Stowe State University to pay Beverly Wilkins $4.85 million after finding the school had discriminated against her because she is white. Wilkins accused Latisha Smith, a former dean of the College of Education, of systematically purging the department of white faculty. Smith fired Wilkins in 2010 because of budget cutbacks, but Wilkins said under Harris-Stowe's official reduction-in-force policy several black teachers should have been fired before her.
Sandy Martinez says that fine, along with another $63,500 for driveway cracks and a downed fence, violates Florida's constitution.
'Everything Has Been Criminalized,' Says Neil Gorsuch as He Pushes for Stronger Fourth Amendment Protections
The justice weighs in during oral arguments in Lange v. California.
A California Man Died After Cops Knelt on His Neck During a Mental Health Call. Then the Department Tried To Hide It.
Angelo Quinto's family has filed a wrongful death claim.
A nationwide ban on evictions is well outside the congressional power to regulate interstate commerce, ruled U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker on Thursday.
The proposed bill from Assembly Members Evan Low and Cristina Garcia would require stores to have one unisex section for children's products and apparel.