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Category: Justice

Healthcare Law Puts Families at Risk of Higher Insurance Costs

Next week, on March 4, the Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on the controversial issue of health insurance tax credits detailed in King v. Burwell, a case whose long-term effects include raising the prices of health insurance for more than 6 million people in almost 40 states.
categories HealthJusticePolitics

In Anti-Discrimination Suit, Haiping Su Took on Big Gov and Won

Dr. Haiping Su was a victim of racial profiling and he sued the United States government and NASA for smearing his reputation.
categories JusticeRace/Ethnic Relations

LADWP Faces Lawsuits for Alleged Overcharges

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has been sued for alleged fraud, breach of contract, unjust enrichment, and other violations, by customers claiming they were overcharged due to the department’s computer billing system, Los Angeles Daily News reported.
categories City AffairsFinanceJustice

Carlos Montes Reflects on a Life of Activism — The 60s, the Civil Rights Movement, and Alhambra

Carlos Montes was a founder of the Brown Berets, an influential Chicano youth group. The FBI raided his Alhambra home on May 2011. He gives us an update on his legal battles.
categories JusticeNeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

Former US Sailor Rocks Boat with Federal Lawsuit

Being a US sailor allowed Jonathan Berts a chance to travel around the world and study Arabic and Islam, but his commitment to faith resulted in an unfair dismissal.
categories JusticeRace/Ethnic RelationsReligion/Spirituality

Asian Americans Advancing Justice Aims to Engage Wider Audience with Monterey Park Office

Legal and civil rights advocacy group opens new office in Monterey Park, aiming to expand presence in the San Gabriel Valley.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoodsRace/Ethnic Relations

Disappearance of 43 Mexican Students Reverberates in Long Beach

After promoting a Los Angeles protest on Facebook, the 26-year-old started to receive online threats.
categories International AffairsJusticePublic SafetyYouth

My Civil Rights Year — Selma, Louisiana and Mrs. Caulfield’s Butterbeans

Just two of us in a parking lot, uninsulated by the National Guard. What had I got myself into?
categories JusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Eastern Group Publications' Top Stories of 2014

Here is an overview of some of the top 2014 stories EGP reporters expect to continue to be writing about in 2015.
categories BusinessCity AffairsHealthJusticeMediaNeighborhoods

The Asian Journal Yearend Report – 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, the Asian Journal editorial team takes a look back at the top news stories of the year.
categories HealthImmigrationInternational AffairsJusticeMediaPoliticsPublic SafetyRace/Ethnic RelationsSports
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