Post Tagged with: "lawsuit"

KEENAN SAMWAY/THE HOYA A Nov. 5 lawsuit filed by 11 Washington, D.C. voters against the federal government alleges that the District's lack of voter  representation is unconstitutional.

DC Residents Sue for Voting Rights, Seek Congressional Representation

Eleven Washington, D.C. residents filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia alleging that the lack of representation for D.C. residents in Congress violates constitutional provisions. The lawsuit, filed Nov. 5, names 10 plaintiffs, all of whom are D.C. residents, and was filed in conjunction[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
UNITE HERE Local 23, the Aramark workers' union, and two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a suit against Epicurean and Co. alleging workers' rights violations in the contract transition from Aramark to Epicurean and Co.

Former Bulldog Tavern Employees File Suit Against Epicurean

UNITE HERE Local 23, the labor union representing Aramark employees, along with two former Aramark employees of Bulldog Tavern filed a lawsuit Aug. 20 against Epicurean and Company for alleged workers’ rights violations. Plaintiffs Edward Williams and Lisa Moriolé are filing suit with Unite Here Local 23 against Vigor Restaurant[Read More…]

by September 21, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
House Democrats are suing the General Services Administration over the federal agency's refusal to provide documents related to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Lawmakers Sue Federal Agency Over Trump Hotel Documents

Seventeen Democratic members of the House of Representatives sued the General Services Administration on Nov. 2 over the agency’s refusal to provide documents regarding Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. The House members said they repeatedly requested documents, which the GSA is legally required to provide, regarding the financial history[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Former GUMC Professor Sues Wildlife Center

Former GUMC Professor Sues Wildlife Center

Former Georgetown University School of Medicine professor Seth Gortler has drawn media attention with his current lawsuit against the Scottsdale, Ariz. Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center over its nighttime noise and the road damage brought by center visitors. Gortler taught pharmacology at Georgetown before purchasing property adjacent to the sanctuary in[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 1 comment City News, News, News - Top
After the D.C. Democratic Party did not submit Sanders’ name to the D.C. Board of Election, an activist filed a legal motion to keep his name from the ballot.

Sanders Cut From Ballot, D.C. Council Holds Vote

old an emergency vote to determine whether or not to include Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) name on the Democratic Party ballot for D.C.’s June 14 primary after the party submitted the candidate’s registration paperwork one day after the March 16 deadline. In order to be added to the primary ballot,[Read More…]

by April 1, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Rabbi Voyeurism Prompts Lawsuit Against University

A Georgetown University Law Center student filed a lawsuit against Georgetown University on Tuesday, in response to the university’s employment of Rabbi Barry Freundel, who was arrested for voyeurism on Oct. 14. Freundel, who faces six charges of voyeurism for recording devices in women’s private baths at the Kesher Israel[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
New Bulldog to Arrive Next Week

New Bulldog to Arrive Next Week

Georgetown’s next Jack the Bulldog will arrive on campus early next week, bringing with him some changes to the university’s system of mascot care. The Jack Crew, the group that assists Fr. ChristopherSteck, S.J., with the mascot, will be cut from 20 to four or five members. “We’ve agreed to cut[Read More…]

by October 18, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

Alum Sues Law Center for Fraud

Scott Ginsburg (LAW ’78) is suing Georgetown University Law Center for breach of contract and fraud. Ginsburg, a Dallas businessman, donated $5 million to the law center in 2000, designated toward construction of the proposed Scott K. Ginsburg Health and Fitness Center on campus, and another $2.5 million over the next decade. However, the[Read More…]

by March 5, 2013 0 comments News

Price, Mr. Smith’s Settle Lawsuit

A settlement was reached in the discrimination lawsuit put forth by Taylor Price (MSB ’10), who is disabled, against M Street bar Mr. Smith’s of Georgetown. U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia documents from Jan. 19 confirm that Price sought dismissal of the case. According to Price, the[Read More…]

by January 26, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Unjustified Lawsuit Threatens Free Speech

The lawsuit refuses to go away. A character named Bill Maniaci sued several Georgetown officials for $8 million in federal court last fall, alleging that he was manhandled during a controversial conference in spring 2006 (“PSM Attendee Files $8 Million Suit,” THE HOYA, Sept 22, 2006, A1). Today, the suit[Read More…]

by February 27, 2007 0 comments Opinion