Tag: due process

DC Judge Halts Trump Transgender Ban

A federal judge in Washington blocked the Trump executive order changing the military policy of allowing transgender soldiers to serve and banning new transgender recruits from enlisting. U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly of the District of Columbia court, wrote that…

Ousted Dean Sues UC

The former dean of U.C. Berkeley’s Boalt Hall Law School sued the university last week claiming he was improperly fired and his reputation ruined after a former staff assistant accused him of sexual harassment. Sujit Choudhry resigned in March in…

You Got the Wrong Guy

Los Angeles County Sheriff's patch

The Los Angeles County Sheriff must face a civil rights trial on claims that deputies wrongly jailed a man in 2012 based on a 1994 felony warrant even though his fingerprints didn’t match and he was a different height and weight.…

Nursing Home Forced-Drugging Limited

Nursing home practices that include giving mind-altering drugs to residents without family representatives to give consent is unconstitutional, an Alameda County Superior Court has ruled. Since 1992, California nursing homes have used a state law to justify making routine medical…