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Blog Posts in May, 2018

  • Students Sue GW Alleging University Ignored their Complaints of Sexual Assault

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 31-May-2018

    By: Megan Gibson Five (5) Students, Jane Does, are suing George Washington University alleging their complaints of sexual assault and harassment were ignored by the institution. The suit was filed in D.C. Superior Court this month. The attorney for the anonymous women said in an e-mail to the Washington Post : "At GW, it seems as if the rights of the assailant trumped the rights of the women ...
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  • Recently Released Metro Audit Highlights 2016 Oversight on Structural Conditions

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 23-May-2018

    By: Megan Gibson A recent audit by the Office of the Inspector General addressed some incidents at Rhode Island Ave. Brentwood Station on the Red line in summer of 2016. On 8/31/16, a steel beam fell more than 16 feet to the ground, and the next day, pieces of concrete fell from the same area. Thankfully, no one was injured. The report found that Metro inspectors failed to identify poor structural ...
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  • District of Columbia Seeks to Fire Police Officer Who Shot and Killed Motorcyclist

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 9-May-2018

    By: Matthew Tievsky In the early morning of September 11, 2016, Terrence Sterling, a black man, was driving a motorcycle and ran a red light. Two police officers, Brian Trainer and Jordan Palmer, witnessed this, and set off on a high-speed chase in their police cruiser to arrest Sterling. The chase ultimately ended when the officers stopped their car ahead of Sterling, Officer Trainer got out, and ...
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