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Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

In 2010, Cleveland police attacked a disabled teen and shouted racial slurs at his family. Today, the cops still have badges and guns.

October 24, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra & Tamir Rice's mother to hold press conference on Reed's embrace of police-union endorsement

October 13, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Man mocks police officers, with satirical Facebook page. They seize his devices; arrest, jail, and prosecute him.

October 10, 2017

Employment

Discover Twitter... and learn what you say may be discoverable in litigation?

September 29, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Commentator & comedian files defamation suit against white-supremacist website's publisher

August 16, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Upholding rule of law and democracy, Ohio Supreme Court rules that voters will have final word on Quicken Loans Arena subsidy

August 10, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Ohio's statutory system for compensating the wrongfully imprisoned, R.C. 2743.48

July 21, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

City Club of Cleveland invites Corey Lewandowski to speak

July 19, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Petitioners ask Supreme Court to dismiss Cleveland's collusive lawsuit against itself regarding referendum on Quicken Loans Arena subsidy

June 23, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Ohio advisory committee to U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issues report on human trafficking

June 21, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Appeals court affirms trial victory for plaintiffs in nanny-school, sex-abuse, cover-up case

June 8, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

City of Lakewood and Lakewood Library sued after police officer attacks minor and dislocates her jaw at Lakewood library

June 5, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cleveland taxpayers demand that Council Clerk accept petition for ballot referendum on Quicken Loans Arena subsidy

May 26, 2017

Whistleblowers

OSHA finds City of Cleveland and its officials illegally retaliated against Airport whistleblower Abdul Malik-Ali

May 24, 2017

Whistleblowers

Airport whistleblower adds new First Amendment retaliation allegations to lawsuit against Cleveland, airport officials

May 23, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Parma City School District Board sued for defaming former superintendent Dr. Jeffrey Graham

May 22, 2017

Joint release: Cleveland Scene and Downtown Cleveland Alliance settle lawsuit over removal of Scene distribution boxes from downtown Cleveland streets

May 12, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

City of Cleveland and police officers sued for detaining child for over three months for no reason

May 9, 2017

Whistleblowers

Former Mahoning County assistant prosecuting attorney challenges retaliatory termination for whistleblowing

May 4, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cleveland Scene sues Downtown Cleveland Alliance for removing 26 distribution boxes from downtown

April 13, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Seventh Circuit federal appeals court issues groundbreaking ruling that discrimination based on sexual orientation is a form of sex discrimination...

April 5, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Dispatcher's negligence leading to death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice results in "unacceptable" and "pathetic" 8-day suspension

March 14, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Homeless coalitions petition U.S. Supreme Court to protect voters from disenfranchisement over trivial errors

March 3, 2017

Whistleblowers

Cleveland airport whistleblower files First Amendment retaliation lawsuit, over his safety-violation reports to the FAA

February 23, 2017

Whistleblowers

OSHA determines demotion of Cleveland Hopkins International Airport manager was retaliatory

February 13, 2017

Whistleblowers

AUDIO: Additional whistleblower complaint to the FAA and OSHA reports Cleveland Hopkins International Airport airfield-maintenance manager's recorded...

January 25, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

RTA pays $45,000 to Lakewood woman assaulted by RTA police officer

January 24, 2017

Whistleblowers

Whistleblower to FAA and OSHA: new, serious safety violations at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport put travelers at risk

January 18, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

East Cleveland City School District education board to adopt numerous changes and reimburse $100,000 in fees incurred for board member's suit over...

January 17, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Kettering taxpayer demands city council declare that councilmember vacated his seat by serving as presidential elector

January 5, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Letter to Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams regarding his failure to terminate officers who killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice

January 3, 2017

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

The Ohio Supreme Court overturns itself to allow wrongfully convicted defendants access to public records to challenge their convictions without...

December 29, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra Law wins Ohio Supreme Court victory for crime victims: civil damages can be recovered for criminal acts

December 28, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Victory: State Rep. Christina Hagan resigns as Trump presidential Electoral College member, having violated Ohio's Constitution by serving dual...

December 19, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra Law clients seek restraining order against Ohio State Rep. Christina Hagan, noting that by serving as presidential Electoral College member...

December 17, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Two years after 12-year-old Tamir Rice's death, Cleveland continues to fail to discipline police officers

November 23, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Retired Cleveland Fire Division battalion chief files First Amendment-retaliation suit against City & senior public-safety officials

October 31, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Provisional ballots and their pitfalls in Ohio

October 11, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Homeless coalitions appeal to entire federal Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in challenge to Ohio's perfect-form requirements for absentee and...

September 27, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

The old switcheroo: the curious phenomenon of sexual-harassment-defendant name changes after litigation

August 29, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former Kent State softball player sues University for refusing to produce public records about its cover up of her rape report

August 2, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra Law Firm obtains reversal of 6th Circuit cap on civil-rights plaintiffs' attorneys' fees recoverable in federal court

August 1, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Was Dallas police's use of a robot to kill the mass shooter legal?

July 11, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Yes, we can tell you about what we've accomplished, even after a case settles

June 16, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

U.S. Supreme Court: government employers cannot retaliate even when mistaken about employees' exercise of First Amendment rights

May 10, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement regarding comments from Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association, regarding the settlement of the Tamir Rice...

April 26, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

City of Cleveland settles Tamir Rice police-shooting lawsuit for a record $6 million

April 25, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Federal voting-rights trial challenging election laws that are resulting in thousands of Ohio voters being disenfranchised to start on March 16, 2016

March 16, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cleveland RTA And RTA police officer sued for unlawful arrest & assault on citizen

February 16, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement In response to City of Cleveland's filing of probate-court claim for $500 against Tamir Rice's estate for EMS Services

February 10, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former Kent State softball player sues university and former softball coach for covering up rape by coach's baseball-player son...

February 9, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Appeals court affirms ruling against Cleveland police officers accused of using excessive force against child with Down Syndrome

February 5, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement regarding Scene report on Prosecutor McGinty's failure to have the grand-jury vote on charges

January 20, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former Cuyahoga County corrections officer and county sued for brutal assault on citizen

January 12, 2016

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Rice family disappointed that officer will not face criminal charges

December 28, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Experts including biomechanics Ph.D. show officers' testimony in Tamir Rice police-shooting case to be physically impossible; Tamir shot in under one...

December 14, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Tamir Rice Family Petitions Department of Justice to Intervene in Police-Shooting Death

December 14, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Samaria Rice, mother of Tamir Rice, asks prosecutor to tell her and the public what he will recommend to the grand jury before he does so

December 7, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Letter to Prosecutor Timothy McGinty regarding Tamir Rice police officers' waiver of Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination

December 4, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement regarding prosecutor's release of unsworn statements that he gave to the grand jury investigating Tamir Rice's death

December 1, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement regarding Rice family grand-jury testimony in the criminal investigation of the officers responsible for the death of Tamir Rice

November 30, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Law-enforcement experts say that Prosecutor McGinty's reports fabricated and distorted evidence in Tamir Rice investigation

November 28, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Counsel for family of Tamir Rice note to prosecutor glaring flaws in third so-called "expert" report

November 16, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Deaf patient sues Cleveland Clinic for disability discrimination

November 13, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Counsel for mother of Tamir Rice write Prosecutor McGinty objecting to his unwarranted smear of Ms. Rice; renew request that prosecutor recuse and...

November 9, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Tamir Rice's mother and counsel to hold press conference to discuss prosecutor's mishandling of criminal investigation

October 15, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Statement of Subodh Chandra, counsel for the family of Tamir Rice, upon Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's office releasing supposed "expert reports" in an...

October 10, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former employees sue Gardner Denver Nash LLC for racial harassment and retaliation

October 8, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Tamir Rice family asks prosecutors for aggravated-murder charges against officers, noting that statue does not require prior calculation or design...

September 10, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cleveland community organizations file amicus brief raising concerns about certain deficiencies in the Department of Justice and City of Cleveland's...

July 29, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Samaria Rice, the late Tamir Rice's mother, obtains new legal team, including Chandra Law, in her civil-rights action over her son's death

July 29, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Estate of Tamir Rice obtains new legal team that includes Subodh Chandra in its federal wrongful-death and civil-rights lawsuit

July 15, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cuyahoga County jury awards plaintiffs $392,750, plus attorneys' fees, in nanny-school sex-abuse cover-up case

June 17, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Favorably resolution to Ohio Lottery Employee's federal sex discrimination, race discrimination, & retaliation case

June 13, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Municipal-court ruling disclaiming authority to arrest officers who killed Tamir Rice contradicts 2006 Ohio Supreme Court decision

June 12, 2015

White-Collar Criminal Defense

False criminal charges against elderly Bhutanese refugee and Hindu priest dismissed

April 21, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Federal court orders Cleveland police officers to stand trial for excessive force against child with Down Syndrome

March 26, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Ohio Governor Kasich's Lottery Commission and its Director, Deputy Director Sued for Race-and Gender-Based Constitutional Violations

March 11, 2015

Chandra Law obtains dismissal of purported removal action against Trumbull County Engineer Randy Smith

March 5, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

How people who value open government can overcome the Ohio Department of Health's stonewalling of the NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation's...

January 8, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation sues Ohio Department of Public Health in Ohio Supreme Court for refusing to produce public records

January 6, 2015

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

U.S. Department of Justice releases devastating report on City of Cleveland police misconduct

December 14, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Subodh Chandra commentary on the aftermath of the Department of Justice's report regarding Cleveland use-of-force investigations

December 5, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Plaintiffs in voting-rights case propose complaint against Ohio Secretary of State Husted and Attorney General DeWine to rescind restrictions...

October 30, 2014

Business & Civil Litigation

Chandra Law's Sandhya Gupta named to Crain's "40 under 40" for 2014

October 6, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former employee sues major national hospital collections firm, The HMC Group, and its owners and top sales executive for sexual assault, harassment...

July 17, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Professor Raymond Ku and Case Western Reserve University resolve Ku v. Mitchell, et al. retaliation case

July 8, 2014

Board member sues East Cleveland Board of Education over secret decision-making

June 12, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Female police officer sues village, mayor, law director, patrol officer, and former police chief for discrimination and retaliation

June 11, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

"Sex, Politics, and Revenge" - Cleveland Scene Magazine coverage of The Chandra Law Firm's Ku v Mitchell, et al. case

May 8, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Analysis of retaliation case Defendant Lawrence Mitchell's resignation, on GWU Law School Professor Jonathan Turley's blog

March 7, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Case Western Reserve Law School Dean Lawrence Mitchell resigns; resignation follows lawsuit and University investigation

March 4, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Breaking: Case Western Reserve University Law School Dean and Defendant Lawrence Mitchell resigns

March 4, 2014

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Former Nursing Students File Class-Action lawsuit against Hondros College and its CEO; Allege College Defrauded Students Over Program Accreditation

November 18, 2013

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Case Western Reserve University Law Professor Sues Dean Lawrence E. Mitchell for Retaliation

October 23, 2013

Article from "The Federal Lawyer"

July 29, 2013

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Plaintiffs in voting-rights case seek to extend consent decree constraining Ohio secretary of state's ability to restrict voting rights

July 8, 2013

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra appointed to Ohio Advisory Committee of U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

February 8, 2013

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Court gives final approval to settlement reached in retiree class actions against Akron Beacon Journal and its foreign owner

November 13, 2012

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Physicians win federal appeal seeking to restore their free-speech rights

August 3, 2012

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Homeless coalition, others seek federal-court injunction and contempt sanctions against Ohio legislative leaders for trying to undermine federal...

May 10, 2012

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Federal judge orders Republican House leaders to stop efforts to interfere with voting-rights consent decree, in presidential-election year

May 10, 2012

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Favorable settlement reached in retiree class actions against Akron Beacon Journal and its foreign owner

March 29, 2012

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Trumbull County resident seeks to remove county engineer David DeChristofaro from office for misconduct

February 15, 2011

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Democratic and Republican parties pledge to vet judicial candidates!

October 2, 2010

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Cleveland-area physicians file federal First Amendment suit to restore their right to free speech

September 3, 2010

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Akron Beacon Journal and Canadian media mogul David Holmes Black face second federal class-action lawsuit to restore promised retiree healthcare...

June 15, 2010

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Canadian media report on Akron Beacon Journal retirees' victory against publisher

May 31, 2010

Employment

Federal court orders Akron Beacon Journal to restore retiree healthcare benefits after "bait-and-switch" scheme

May 13, 2010

White-Collar Criminal Defense

Chandra Law Firm defeats State Medical Board of Ohio staff effort to suspend psychiatrist's medical license

May 12, 2010

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

When your lawyer is wrong about the immigration consequences of a criminal conviction

May 6, 2010

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Subodh Chandra named "Best Progressive Crusader" by Cleveland Scene Magazine

October 16, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Q&A for Subodh Chandra in Cleveland Scene Magazine

October 7, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra Law Firm, representing retirees, and Communications Workers of America file suit against Akron Beacon Journal for "bait-and-switch" against...

September 22, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Bar complaint against Obama "birther," California attorney Orly Taitz

September 17, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

This may surprise you, but lawyers have limited free-speech rights

September 13, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Village of Woodmere and Mayor Yolanda Broadie settle First Amendment retaliation case with Chief LaMont Lockhart

April 21, 2009

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Chandra Law obtains $2,000,750 jury verdict for former police chief LaMont Lockhart against the Village of Woodmere and Mayor Yolanda Broadie for...

December 15, 2008

Civil Rights & Constitutional Law

Celebrating voting rights through the Vote Early, Vote Big! program

October 12, 2008

Business & Civil Litigation

A generous toast to Subodh Chandra from distinguished lawyer David Boies

March 19, 2006

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