October 23, 2018

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    • Irwin man sues NCAA, says college football contributed to his Parkinson's - Tribune-Review October 22, 2018
      Tribune-ReviewIrwin man sues NCAA, says college football contributed to his Parkinson'sTribune-ReviewLuckasevic has filed other lawsuits against the NCAA, most recently in Allegheny, Washington and Philadelphia counties, all of which are pending. “We're not looking to get a sell-out settlement like was was created in the NFL cases. We're looking for ...
    • Even in sanctuary cities like Philadelphia, refuge is elusive - Salon October 22, 2018
      SalonEven in sanctuary cities like Philadelphia, refuge is elusiveSalonJust a week earlier, Philadelphia won a federal lawsuit that Kenney filed against the Department of Justice. At risk had been a $1.6 million law enforcement grant, and the critical question of whether Philadelphia — and, by implication, cities like ...and more »
    • Philadelphia Songwriter Awarded $44 Million After Being Left Off of an Usher Publishing Credit - Digital Music News October 22, 2018
      The Daily PennsylvanianPhiladelphia Songwriter Awarded $44 Million After Being Left Off of an Usher Publishing CreditDigital Music NewsSongwriter Daniel Marino has received more than $44 million in damages from a lawsuit targeting his co-writers. The Philadelphia-based writer alleged that he was cut out of profits and credit from a song written and recorded by Usher. […]
    • Northumberland County solicitor withdraws from lawsuit - Sunbury Daily Item October 22, 2018
      Northumberland County solicitor withdraws from lawsuitSunbury Daily Item... of Offit Kurman, of Philadelphia, for Shoch and Schiccatano. The two commissioners hired the firm on Oct. 2 at an hourly rate of $450 to represent them in both legal proceedings. Best opposed Garrigan from representing the majority because she sued ...
    • Philadelphia's soda tax-funded community schools hit with early struggles - Education Dive October 22, 2018
      Philadelphia's soda tax-funded community schools hit with early strugglesEducation DiveChampioned by the city's mayor, Jim Kenney, and financed by a tax on sugary beverages, the plan was to have 25 community schools by 2020, according to The Philadelphia Inquirer. An unsuccessful lawsuit over the tax slowed the implementation, and the ...and more »
    • Larry Krasner's Campaign to End Mass Incarceration - The New Yorker October 22, 2018
      The New YorkerLarry Krasner's Campaign to End Mass IncarcerationThe New YorkerDaniel Denvir, a former criminal-justice reporter at the Philadelphia City Paper and a friend of Krasner's, recalled that, at the trial, Krasner revealed the unreliability of the officers' testimony, “methodically unspooling their lies in front of the ...
    • Philly songwriter wins $44 mil in suit over Usher song - Philly.com October 19, 2018
      Philly.comPhilly songwriter wins $44 mil in suit over Usher songPhilly.comIn 2011, Marino filed a federal lawsuit against 20 defendants, including Guice, Barton, and Usher, alleging fraud, breach of contract, and other claims. A federal judge dismissed the case against every defendant except Guice and Barton, court records ...Philadelphia songwriter awarded $44M in lawsuit over uncredited […]
    • Hershey School house parents sue charity over religion, retaliation - Philly.com October 19, 2018
      Philly.comHershey School house parents sue charity over religion, retaliationPhilly.comThe Darrington suit brings added attention to religious fervor at the nation's richest private school, which has 2,000 students and heavily recruits in impoverished neighborhoods in Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania. Students live in ...and more »
    • Lawsuit accuses SEI of self-dealing in 401(k) plans - Philadelphia Business Journal October 10, 2018
      Philadelphia Business JournalLawsuit accuses SEI of self-dealing in 401(k) plansPhiladelphia Business Journal... 11:22am EDT Updated Oct 10, 2018, 10:31am. In a Sept. 28 complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, the complaint alleges that the plan's almost exclusive reliance on proprietary investment options was a breach of their duties under ERISA.