Category archives: Civil Rights

Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, on the Kevin Spacey “not guilty”

Civil rights attorney, James DeSimone, says even though Kevin Spacey was found not guilty of liable, "one case does not define a movement." See all coverage here:

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LA Daily Journal Names V. James DeSimone as a Top Lawyer of the Year

The legal trade publication, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, honors V. James DeSimone. LOS ANGELES, CALIF., June 29, 2022 – V. James DeSimone has once again been recognized as one…

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State To Pay $3.5 Million in Inmate’s Killing at Women’s Prison

  LOS ANGELES, Feb. 18, 2022 – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has agreed to a $3.5 million settlement to compensate the mother and teenage son of a…

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Unjustly beaten by deputies, left with a traumatic brain injury, Black man files federal civil rights lawsuit against LA County Sheriff

The New York resident was pulled over for driving a rental truck he was unaware had expired tags. LOS ANGELES, CALIF., Dec. 9, 2021 – A man who sustained a…

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Visalia Police Hit With Another Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit

A schizophrenic man was in crisis. Police directed a K-9 to maul his face, delayed first aid, withheld information from doctors and tossed him barely dressed in jail without medication,…

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Black Army Lieutenant Accuses Harrah’s Casino of Human Rights Violations and False Imprisonment

Lawsuit filed against Harrah’s New Orleans, Vici Properties Inc., and a casino security manager New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 15, 2021 – A Harrah’s New Orleans security manager violated an Army…

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Gay Black Man Accuses Google and Allied Universal of Allowing Unrelenting Workplace Harassment

LOS ANGELES, CALIF., Oct. 1, 2021 – A gay, Black security guard at Google’s Venice, California campus feared for his safety when his supervisor physically attacked him, threatened him to…

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Family Seeks Justice for Unarmed Man Killed in Custody of Stockton PD

STOCKTON, CALIF., Oct. 4, 2021 – Two SPD officers used excessive force on an unarmed and handcuffed man, applying full body weight pressure and a police baton to the prone…

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