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February 25, 2009

Days after Flight 3407 crash, suit seeks air-safety upgrades

Attorney Mary Schiavo has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the National Air Disaster Alliance/Foundation against the FAA and U.S. Department of Transportation for failing to enact airplane safety recommendations, many of which were issued over a decade ago by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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February 9, 2009

Rhode Island ACLU files human rights lawsuit

The Rhode Island Affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union today filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the family of Hiu Lui ("Jason") Ng, a 34-year-old Chinese detainee who died last August while in the custody of immigration officials at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls.

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