“Plaintiff” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· ACLU sues Minnesota police, alleging harassment of journalists at protests →
The class-action lawsuit was filed with Minneapolis freelance journalist Jared Goyette as the lead plaintiff.
· Court begins process to sell assets of Japanese firm involved in wartime forced labor →
According to the legal representatives for four Korean plaintiffs Wednesday, the Pohang branch of Daegu District Court, in southeastern Korea, decided Monday to publicly notice the court's ruling made last year on seizing the Korean assets of Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. over Tokyo's World War II forced labor.
· Amazon warehouse workers sue over risk of COVID-19 infection →
One plaintiff, Barbara Chandler, says she contracted the virus in March from a State Island warehouse, known as JFK8.
· Amazon sued by NYC workers seeking coronavirus protection, not money →
In the New York case, three of the plaintiffs are Amazon workers, while the others are cohabitants — either children or romantic partners — who are concerned about their possible exposure to the virus.
· YouTube fights back against bias lawsuit from LGBTQ creators →
The original lawsuit claims that YouTube uses “unlawful content regulation, distribution, and monetization practices that stigmatize, restrict, block, demonetize, and financially harm the LGBT Plaintiffs and the greater LGBT Community.” The lawsuit alleges LBGTQ personalities are being treated unfairly and in an unconstitutional manner because of both the content in their videos and the fact that they identify as queer creators.
The New York Times
· A.C.L.U. Sues Minneapolis on Behalf of Reporter Hurt by Police at Protest →
“These acts did, in fact, chill plaintiff and the plaintiff class from continuing to observe and record some events of public interest, including constitutionally protected demonstrations and the conduct of law enforcement officers on duty in a public place.”
· Google faces $5 billion lawsuit in U.S. for tracking 'private' internet use →
Boies Schiller & Flexner represents the plaintiffs Chasom Brown, Maria Nguyen and William Byatt.
· Indonesia court orders Jokowi to apologise for Papua internet curbs →
“There is no guarantee the government won’t do this again, but morally it’s been proven that what they did was not right,” Ade Wahyudin, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, told Reuters, noting the government had 14 days to decide whether to appeal.
· CMO 'certain' travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand will eventuate – as it happened →
“That applies we argue to this class of plaintiffs at large and if you have a look at the individual plaintiffs on the Gordon Legal website, you know, it’s been reported in the Guardian as well, people did actually owe debts.”
The New York Times
· The One Police Reform That Both the Left and the Right Support →
That was already a high standard for plaintiffs to meet, The Times editorial board writes.