Because five months later he was subpoenaed by the U.S Attorney for the district of Wyoming. According to the first naturalization law that was passed in 1790 only “free white persons” were eligible to become citizens. Then the civil war came and the law was changed. It then the eligibility extend to people of African descent. Schulz then goes on to talk about how the Asians were treated during that time.
Between the years 1929 – 1933, 11 lawsuits were filed against Johns-Manville and they were all settled for approximately $30,000. The first modern era lawsuit was filed by Claude Tomplait in 1966. At the time, Tomplait’s lawsuit was against eleven manufacturers of asbestos containing insulation products, but the defendants won that case. However, another suit was filed by Tomplait’s co-worker, Clarence Borel  in 1969. Generally, employees who have decided to sue their employers usually have to depend on worker’s compensation claims for asbestos related injuries,  but Borel and his prosecutors argued that the manufacturing companies should not be shielded away from fraud and intentionally endangering the lives of their employers.
This ultimately resulted in his loss to a new sheriff, Joe Nesbitt, in the 1990 elections. Ossman was later indicted by a federal grand jury and accepted a plea deal that included a fine plus five years in prison. The same year, Nesbitt took over and jump-started the sheriff’s office by firing seventy of the office’s 440 employees, eliminated several positions and made budget cuts by cutting out a lot of the “perks” Ossman offered such as providing free meals to council members. In retaliation for losing their jobs, some of the former deputies coalesced to form a private company known as Warrentco, Inc. in an attempt to assume the service of issuing civil warrants via a contract with the county—a service previously provided by the sheriff’s office (Khan and Hildreth,
According to an article on Law.com, The Lockheed Martin Corporation was ordered “To pay $51.5 million, including $ 50 million in punitive damages, in an age discrimination suit”. (Toutant, 2017) The plaintiff in the case, a former engineer at Lockheed Martin accused the company of laying of older workers to hire younger workers for the same positions. Robert Braden, plaintiff, also alleged the company never provided a reason or manner in which they decided who they would lay off. While the article is does not specifically mention the facts that were presented in court, one must conclude based on the outcome of the case, that there was sufficient evidence by the plaintiffs or lack of explanation by the defense which led the jury to decide in the favor of the jury.
early stages of the scandal, the San Francisco based financial institution was investigated by the local Los Angeles City’s Attorney and California state officials. Preliminary investigations revealed the extent of the fraud and malpractice predated as far back as 2011. As a result, on September 8, 2016, federal investigators followed suit and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Agency opened an investigation against Wells Fargo and handed a $185 million penalty to settle the dispute. This settlement would become the largest fine levied in the agency’s history. Of the $185 million, $100 million comprised of fines from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), $50 million originated from the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, and
The Walt Disney Company decided to change the way they made movies and stopped animation for a brief period during these hard times. In 1995 they had begun experimenting with live action movies, such as 101 Dalmatians. That same year The Walt Disney Company stunned Wall Street by purchasing Capital Cities/ ABC for $19 million. For a while, The Walt Disney Company was known as the largest media company in the U.S. and had an annual revenue of $16.5 billion. With this new source of income, the company was able to purchase the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway and land to build a resort in Hong Kong.
In a 2006 lawsuit White v. NCAA, the plaintiff Jason White and others filed suit against the NCAA for alleged violations of the Sherman Act. White alleged that the NCAA and its member institutions agreed upon setting a cap on the grant-in-aid (GIA) players could receive solely to reduce costs, meanwhile players faced necessary expenses such as insurance that were not covered by the amount given in their GIA (White v. NCAA, 2006). Two years after the original filing, the case settled for $10 million in favor of the plaintiff, under the judge ruled that the NCAA’s motion failed to effectively plead to a relative market and failed to allege harm to the competition. (White v. NCAA 2006). In the most recent sports history, O’Bannon v. NCAA in 2014, was the groundbreaking court case brought upon by former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon.
The zero-tolerance policy is pushing students out of school right into the justice system also called the School-to-Prison Pipeline. Brownstein (2014) writes the Department of Education estimates that over 100,000 students were expelled and 3,300,000 were suspended at least once in 2005-2006 school year. For this reason, the zero-tolerance policies are ineffective in improving student behaviors and their achievements. In New York City, LaMarche (2011) writes about a recent analysis by the New York Civil Liberties Union revealed that suspensions of four to ten years old had increased seventy-six percent since 2003. For example, the Washington-based Advancement Project, in Colorado, writes about two young boys playing around dented a locker and
Child sex trafficking is the forced or unforced use of people under the age of eighteen for commercial sex purposes. It affects over 100,000 children in the United States each year, and former President Barack Obama has even called it modern day slavery. Oftentimes children from broken homes and foster care and children that have been abducted are coerced into sex work. Considering the age of legal consent is eighteen, any sexual act engaged between a minor and an adult is statutory rape. Therefore, victimized children are not sex workers, but child slaves.