After a court ruling paved the way for nontraditional religions to take part, a "Pastafarian" pastor from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster led prayers at a local assembly meeting in Alaska Tuesday.
Buck is a wealthy white man with "a predatory and injurious system of soliciting black men and watching them cling to life," according to a lawsuit filed by the family of another man who overdosed at his house in 2017.
"We cannot minister to every victim who comes forward and help them out if we don't go this route," said Bishop Salvatore Matano.
A Catholic priest has filed a defamation of character lawsuit against his former diocese after being accused of molesting children.
"It's going to be very difficult for the city to prevail in making a case my client should pay for overtime for a case ultimately dismissed by the state's attorney," Smollett's attorney stated.
"I felt honestly more incensed by their concealment than my abuse when I was a child," said one plaintiff, now in his 60s, about the BSA's alleged coverup of sex-abuse cases.
"If you buy the argument of Hands On Originals, they can do anything they want in the name of religion," said Ed Dove of the Lexington Human Rights Commission.
A suit filed under New York's Child Victims Act claims Howard Hubbard used his position as a priest "to groom and to sexually abuse" a 16-year-old in the mid-1990s.
"I hope this law improves public safety and gives victims their day in court," says New York state Senator Brad Hoylman, author of the Child Victims Act. "It's more than about money—it's about about being recognized by court of law for suffering."
"It's not just a lawsuit, it's saving children. It's a public safety issue," says Irwin Zalkin, whose firm is representing two plaintiffs in suits naming the Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses as defendants.
A new lawsuit, filed on Monday, accuses the BSA of facilitating "a continuing and serious conspiracy to conceal and cover up" sexual assaults against children within their organization.
Pauline Hoffman alleges St. Bonventure University passed her over for promotion and pressured her to resign as dean because of her religion.
The judge ruled that the civil penalty for the unpaid bills does not preclude bringing criminal charges against the driver.
Despite the crisis confronting our planet, environmental activism has become a dangerous activity. The latest threat is lawsuits.
The Sackler family's Purdue Pharma, maker of OxyContin, has settled a case brought by Oklahoma for $270 million but is facing 1,600 lawsuits and criticism from public figures like Sanders.
The jury held Royal Caribbean 70 percent responsible for the passenger's death.
"It's a shame that we still are fighting for treatment that reflects our achievements and contributions to the sport," said team co-captain Carli Lloyd.
He wrote scripts for Star Trek and was once sacked from a job at Disney after just half a day.
Queen Obioma alleges United Airlines discriminated against her and her children because they were black.
In the wake of the fatal engine failure, the families of victim Jennifer Riordan and the surviving passengers are likely to take these steps in filing lawsuits.
The lawsuit claims Jerardo Olivarez coerced Lee into signing power of attorney over to him and had Lee unwittingly buy him a $850,000 condo in West Hollywood.
The lawsuit claims the Idaho Falls reproductive specialist told the couple he would use the husband's sperm mixed with a donor's sperm, but instead used his own.
The judge ruled that coffee companies had failed to demonstrate there was no significant risk from a by-product of the coffee bean roasting process.
The bedbug heat treatment made Elizabeth Ashbaugh and her husband, William, collapse.
The suit alleges the concert promoters didn't train workers on what to do in an emergency situation.