Tag: Lawsuit

City of Peoria owes Twitter user $125,000 after unjust arrest

Jon Daniel sits in court

Peoria, Illinois resident Jon Daniel was awarded $125,000 in a lawsuit against the city of Peoria, after being arrested for operating a parody Twitter account in the name of Mayor Jim Ardis.     In 2014, Daniel’s home was raided by police over his Twitter account, @Peoriamayor, claiming that he violated an Illinois law regarding… Read More

For-Profit Colleges File Lawsuit Against Federal Government

For-profit colleges are privately managed educational institutions that are run by businesses with the intention to seek profit. In 1992, a federal regulation called the 90-10 rule began to require for-profit colleges to amass no more than 90 percent of their total profit from students’ federal aid money. Still, this allows for-profit colleges to make… Read More