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Lawsuit over 9/11 attacks alleges Iran and Hezbollah involvement

The court ordered Iran to pay about $11 billion in compensation to the victims’ families, so that each family would receive $1 million dollar, and about $3 billion to insurance companies that were financially damaged following the attack..more: jpost.com

 

Court says Lawsuit Over NYPD Surveillance of Muslims can proceed

The lawsuit claims that surveillance of Muslim people in New Jersey discriminated against them due to their religion. It was filed by Muslim Advocates, a legal advocacy group, and later joined by the Center for Constitutional Rights, another legal organization, on behalf of several New Jersey Muslims who say they were unconstitutionally monitored by the New York Police Department.Federal appeals court says lawsuit over NYPD surveillance of Muslims can proceed…MORE:

Settlement reached in anti-Sharia, Knox Schools lawsuit

A settlement has been reached in a civil rights lawsuit filed against Knox County Schools after approval of an after-school event by an anti-Sharia law group was rescinded in the wake of publicityKnox County Schools Logo

The school board, Superintendent Jim McIntyre and Farragut High School Principal Michael Reynolds were sued earlier this year in U.S. District Court after an after-hours meeting of a group that warns against the advancement of Islamic law was approved but then rejected when publicity about the April event arose. more  knoxnews