CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury ordered 17 white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $26 million in damages Tuesday over the violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville in 2017.
A jury ordered white nationalist leaders and organizations to pay more than $25 million in damages Tuesday over violence that erupted during the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville.
In a mixed verdict, a jury awarded more than $25 million in damages Tuesday against white nationalist leaders for violence that erupted during the 2017 Unite the Right rally.
The nearly two dozen defendants includes Richard Spencer, of Whitefish, who coined the term "alt-right" to describe a loosely connected band of white nationalists.
The lawsuit, filed in early August in federal court in Missoula by three former and one current UM employee, accused the university and Montana University System of sex-based discrimination and Title IX violations.
A lawsuit over Custer Gallatin National Forest’s handling of disputed trails is nearing resolution, and could have national implications for public access.
With another lawsuit filed Wednesday against a new ban on vaccine requirements for employers and business owners, the tally of lawsuits seeking to strike down new laws has reached 20.
This winter, with support from GOP lawmakers, the Legislature passed House Bill 176, which ended same-day voter registration
A trio of groups advocating for young Montanans on Thursday filed a challenged to several changes to Montana’s election laws enacted by the Legislature last session, calling the new laws “a cocktail of voter suppression measures that land heavily on the young.”
A District Court judge's ruling has foiled an attempt by four disabled Montana hunters who had filed a lawsuit to require FWP to temporarily allow them to use crossbows during the archery season this fall.
Local parents are suing Missoula County Public Schools, Target Range and Hellgate Elementary over masking requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Lawyers are requesting class certification after 18 more women have come forward with similar allegations of gender discrimination and harassment.
Saying UM fostered a toxic environment where women were discriminated and retaliated against, the four plaintiffs describe treatment from the university they say is part of the “good ‘ol boys’ club.”
A lawsuit filed into U.S. District Court on Wednesday by four former university employees is accusing the University of Montana of sex-based discrimination.
The lawsuit claims one school used Indian education funding to purchase a book described as showing the "actual hero of Thanksgiving was neither white nor Indian, but God."
Tuesday's filing is the latest in a flurry of constitutional challenges to legislation sponsored by Republican lawmakers.
Two lawsuits filed Thursday allege new laws overreach on the Board of Regents' constitutional authority over what does and doesn't happen on college and university campuses.
Viola Fletcher of Bartlesville was greeted with a series of video messages, including from actors Danny Glover and Piper Perabo, musician Michael Stipe and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, among others.
The lawsuit is another legal challenge to the GOP-led judicial reforms that passed out of the 2021 Legislature.