It’s Just About Mercy when it Comes to Civil Rights of Incarcerated Individuals

By: Lynn Ellenberger As a former assistant federal public defender and an attorney representing incarcerated individuals as a part of FeganScott’s civil rights practice, I’ve seen firsthand racism in the criminal justice system. A compelling example is the book (and…

TikTok and Parent Company ByteDance, Inc. Hit with $92 Million Settlement for Users’ Privacy Issues

A federal court in Chicago granted preliminary approval of a $92 million class action settlement on behalf of users of the TikTok app, and its predecessor application Musical.ly, over claims the social media company wrongfully collected users’ biometric information and…

U.S. District Court Gives HBCU Student Athletes Green Light in Case Challenging NCAA’s Academic Performance Program

Student athletes beat motion to dismiss in case seeking damages for discriminatory treatment, according to FeganScott and May Lightfoot Law. INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 16) — A U.S. District Court handed a first victory to a group of Black student-athletes at Historically…