Civil Rights Cases


Ohio Citizen Action v. Englewood
, 671 F.3d 564 (6th Cir. 2012) (Ordinance requiring certain door-to-door solicitors to obtain a solicitor’s license prior to soliciting and that imposed an 6:00 p.m. was unconstitutional).

Tepper v. Potter, 505 F.3d 508 (6th Cir. 2007) (Religious discrimination in employment suit against Post Office for failing to continue ten-year accommodation for Jewish postal worker to have off on Saturday to observe the Sabbath).

Cleveland v. Ibrahim, 2005 WL 180976 (6th Cir. 2005) (Damages and attorney fees awarded to woman discriminated on the basis of race in the sale of a house).

Alkire v. Irving, 330 F.3d 802 (6th Cir. 2003) (Civil rights case against judge, county, and sheriff for holding pretrial detainees for over 72 hours and illegally exercising contempt powers to collect costs and fines).

Feliciano v. City of Cleveland, rev’d and remanded, 816 F.2d 679 (6th Cir. 1987) (qualified immunity) decision on remand, 661 F. Supp. 578 (N.D. Ohio 1987), modified, 1992 WL 59128 (1992), aff’d 988 F.2d (6th Cir. 1992), cert. denied 114 S.Ct. 90 (1993) (Surprise urine test on police cadets was unconstitutional under Fourth Amendment).

Hollins v. Cuyahoga County, 2017 WL 6374064 (N.D. Ohio 2017) (Sex discrimination case against County’s Division of Senior and Adult Services)

Working America v. Bloomington, 142 F.Supp.3d 823 (D. Minn. 2015) (Ordinance requiring certain door-to-door solicitors to obtain a solicitor’s license prior to soliciting and that imposed an 8:00 p.m. was unconstitutional).

Ohio Citizen Action v. City of Mentor on-the-Lake, 272 F.Supp.2d 671 (N.D. Ohio 2003) (City violated non-profit environmental organization’s First Amendment rights).

Armstrong v. Galia Metropolitan Housing Authority, C2-98-373 (S. D. Ohio 2001) (Class action against Housing Authority for failure to calculate and assess utility allowance, “washer fees,” and maintenance charges in violation of Federal law).

Van Hoose v. City of Cleveland, Case No. 00-cv-434 (N.D. Ohio 2000) (Class action against City of Cleveland for failure to install curb ramps that comply with the ADA).

In re R.K., 2004 WL 2931013 (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 2004) (Juvenile licensing case that resulted in approximately 10,000 adults in Ohio obtaining valid drivers licenses).

Ohio Citizen Action v. City of Avon Lake, 986 F.Supp.2d 454 (N.D. Ohio 1997) (City violated non-profit environmental organization’s First Amendment rights).

Delman v. City of Cleveland Heights, 41 Ohio St.3d 1 (1989) (Point of sale inspection).

Teamster’s Housing, Inc. v. City of East Cleveland, 36 Ohio App.3d 83, 521 N.E.2d 4 (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 1987) (City’s licensing ordinance was found unconstitutional).

Lynn v. Allied Corp., 41 Ohio App.3d 392 (App. 8th Dist. 1987) (Employment).

State v. Searless, 1991 WL 41680 (Ohio App. 8th Dist. 1991) (Indirect contempt of attorney).