Heat Stroke

The family of a woman who was severely injured after suffering heat stroke during a jogging class at California State University San Bernardino reached a $39.5 million settlement with the university system. The system also agreed to implement a system-wide policy for heat illness prevention. The woman suffered a brain injury, cardiac arrest, multisystem organ failure and her cognitive function remains “severely imparied.”

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Frats’ Civil Rights Claims Can Proceed

A federal court ruled that two fraternities and two students can pursue their discrimination claims against Harvard University relating to its policy that prohibits students who become members of “unrecognized single-gender social organizations” from holding leadership positions in recognized student organizations or athletic teams.

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Christian College Wins Possession of Disputed Camp

When John Scopes taught the theory of evolution in a Tennessee school in 1925, he committed a misdemeanor punishable only by a fine. But yet the Scopes “monkey trial,” with Clarence Darrow as star defense attorney and celebrity prosecutor Williams Jennings Bryan, has gone down as one of the most significant trials of the 20th Century.

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