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White Cop’s $2M Race Discrimination Verdict Thrown Out

A white police officer who won a $2 million reverse race discrimination lawsuit in October saw his fortunes reversed when a federal judge threw out the verdict, saying that the officer’s own misconduct on the job indicated he would have been fired anyway. Chris Miller was a police officer for Ithaca, N.Y. filed a complaint in 2005 to the county human rights commission claiming he was passed over for promotion because of reverse race discrimination. The complaint was dismissed, but …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law Immigration by Lawyers.com   
Human Trafficking: Modern-Day Slavery

Shockingly, more people live in slavery today than in the entire 350-year history of the slave trade. Surprisingly, many of these people live in the United States. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, human trafficking has become the second-largest and fastest-growing criminal industry in the United States, just behind drug trafficking. Children account for roughly half of all victims.   Human Trafficking Human trafficking involves the sale, exchange, barter or lease of a person for labor or sex acts. …

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