Category: The Legal Arena

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

Kansas Prison Medical Staff Sued After Ignoring Pleas for Help from Inmate who Died of Brain-Eating Fungus

A lawsuit was filed Monday against three doctors and 11 nurses who work at a prison in Kansas as well as the company contracted to provide medical services for inmates throughout the state's prison system after medical staff ignored an inmate who told them, "it feels like something is ea ...
Federal Court Vindicates Virginia Man’s First Amendment Right To Criticize Officials On Their FB Pages

Federal Court Vindicates Virginia Man’s First Amendment Right To Criticize Officials On Their FB Pages

A federal judge in Virginia's Eastern district court has ruled that a Loudon County elected official censored a citizen by blocking them on Facebook in a First Amendment protected public forum. Brian Davison is trying to keep the Loudoun County School Board accountable but has faced a ...
Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

Miami-Dade Prosecutor Loses Landmark Right To Record Case In Federal Court

A Florida man won the right to surreptitiously record police officers while making internal affairs complaints without the threat of prosecution when he defeated the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office (SAO) in a federal appeals court ruling. Prosecutors tried to censor the citizen, wh ...