Tag Archives: Lawsuits

State Settles With Johnson, Harmon Johnson

The state of Oregon has settled with the former head of the Department of Justice’s civil rights division, and with the current president and CEO of the Urban League of Portland. Erious Johnson and Nkenge Harmon Johnson, who are married, filed legal claims with the state agencies that employed them in 2015 and 2016 respectively. […]
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Oregon sues to obtain stats on DACA arrests

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum joined attorneys general from nine other states to demand federal agencies hand over information on the number of Dreamer arrests and detention locations. Oregon has joined nine other states in a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for failing to release public information detailing the detention and deportation […]
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 Why was the target of DOJ profiling forced to leave?

Revelations of Oregon Department of Justice agents monitoring social media activity by the agency’s head civil rights attorney Erious Johnson Jr. for using a Black Lives Matter hashtag garnered international headlines in late 2015. Source: Pamplin Media Group – Why was the target of DOJ profiling forced to leave?

Oregon will join lawsuit against Trump’s plan to stop Obamacare insurance subsidies

Oregon health officials are still scrambling to respond to President Donald Trump’s decision to cut off payments to insurers under the Affordable Care Act. But one thing is clear: The state plans to fight the president’s plan. State Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said Friday that Oregon is joining California’s lawsuit to protect the subsidies that […]
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Oregon to join other states suing Trump admin over Obamacare subsidies

Oregon is joining a group of state attorneys general filing suit against the federal government to stop the Trump administration from halting billions in Obamacare subsidy payments to insurance companies. Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum said in a statement Friday that Oregon and 15 other states are joining California’s lawsuit against President Donald Trump and the White House’s […]
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UO Health Center nurse files lawsuit alleging discrimination, retaliation

The claim names the university, a supervisor and an administrator University of Oregon Health Center nurse Dylan Blanks earned accolades in early 2015 when she helped lead a campus wide vaccination effort amid a meningococcal disease outbreak. Source: UO Health Center nurse files lawsuit alleging discrimination, retaliation | Local | Eugene, Oregon

Two lawsuits against the state of Oregon have been settled

Two major lawsuits filed against the state of Oregon have been settled. Erious Johnson Jr., the top civil rights lawyer for the Oregon Department of Justice, settled with the state for $205,000. In 2015, Johnson learned he was the subject of electronic surveillance when a DOJ investigator searched for terms including Black Lives Matter on […]
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Oregon settles suits with civil rights director, ex-Kitzhaber aide

The Oregon Department of Justice has agreed to pay $205,000 to settle a federal lawsuit brought by Erious Johnson Jr., the agency’s top civil rights lawyer, who alleged racial profiling by his state co-workers. Source: Oregon settles suits with civil rights director, ex-Kitzhaber aide | OregonLive.com

Oregon Settles Lawsuit, Forces Out DOJ Civil Rights Attorney Erious Johnson

The state of Oregon has reached settlements in a lawsuit filed against it by the lead civil rights attorney for the Oregon Department of Justice, as well as a separate lawsuit filed by the head of the Urban League of Portland. Source: Oregon Settles Lawsuit, Forces Out DOJ Civil Rights Attorney Erious Johnson . News […]
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Erious Johnson, Jr. and Nkenge Harmon Johnson Agree to Settle Lawsuits Against State of Oregon

The state of Oregon announced today it has settled two high-profile lawsuits. Source: Erious Johnson, Jr. and Nkenge Harmon Johnson Agree to Settle Lawsuits Against State of Oregon – Willamette Week