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US Parkland students who survived shooting file federal lawsuit

21:35  11 july  2018
21:35  11 july  2018 Source:   latimes.com

Wounded students from Parkland school shooting to get $1.63M

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On February 14, 2018, seventeen students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida were fatally shot and seventeen others were wounded in a school shooting

A Parkland high school student who was shot five times while protecting his classmates has filed a lawsuit against accused gunman Nikolas Cruz, the family that took Cruz in, the estate of his deceased mother and several mental heath facilities.

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Broward deputies at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School violated the constitutional rights of the survivors of February's school massacre by failing to stop Nikolas Cruz when he showed up on campus with murder on his mind, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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The attorney for Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting survivor Anthony Borges and his family filed a civil lawsuit in court Tuesday. Emotional day as Parkland students return to school - Продолжительность: 4:30 CNN297 741 просмотр.

The suit asks for a jury trial and unspecified damages. Pollack, whose daughter, Meadow, was one of the 17 people killed in the shooting , also tweeted that it "has nothing to do with money." A student survivor from Parkland , Anthony Borges, 15, filed a lawsuit last month against Cruz and others.

The lawsuit specifically names Broward County, retired school resource officer Scot Peterson, Broward Sheriff's Office Capt. Jan Jordan and campus monitor Andrew Medina as defendants.

The plaintiffs are all students who are referred to by their initials.

The suit also doesn't identify Cruz by name, referring to him simply as "the Shooter."

A student who was searched and questioned hours before the shooting is accusing Peterson of illegally searching his backpack and questioning why he had so much money on him. The account stands in contrast to Peterson's inaction while the shooting was taking place hours later, according to the suit.

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'Climate kids' suit against government allowed to proceed .
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected another government request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by young activists concerned about climate change. The lawsuit says the government has failed to curb greenhouse gas emissions despite knowing for decades that carbon pollution causes climate change. The children and young adults seek various environmental remedies. The judges said the government's first request failed to meet the high bar for having the case dismissed at this stage.A trial is set to begin Oct. 29 in Eugene, Oregon.

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