The District of Columbia is being sued by the D.C. Police Union on behalf of more than a dozen former cops who say they were forced into retirement.
The federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a Montgomery County business, alleging that it’s been discriminating against black and female job applicants for years.
Public scrutiny following the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and some high-profile police brutality cases in the D.C. – Baltimore area, is leading both cities to consider making police officers wear body cameras.
McCormick & Schmick’s has settled a lawsuit involving allegations of racial discrimination against black job applicants and employees at two Baltimore restaurants.
Baltimore police have opened an internal investigation after surveillance video showed an officer repeatedly punching a man as another officer holds his right arm.
A federal judge ruled Monday that a Florida woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus.
The longtime partner of a Virginia man fatally shot by Fairfax County police is suing the department for $12 million.
Virginia’s attorney general says a $212,500 settlement has been reached with a University of Virginia student who was arrested after her purchase of water was mistaken for beer.
Pointing the finger at Republicans for congressional inaction, President Barack Obama chided lawmakers Wednesday for spending the waning days before their month-long summer break trying to sue him rather than addressing economic issues that could boost the middle class.
The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation’s largest forces, is faced with ending the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defending in court a practice that the federal government says illegally discriminates against women.