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COC Board Agrees To Settlement In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit

COC Board Agrees To Settlement In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit

College of the Canyons governing board agreed Wednesday to terms for the settlement of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, according to a report out of closed session.  Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The terms of the deal were filed Tuesday confidentially at Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles, according to a ...

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COC To Settle Voting Rights Act Suit, Palmdale To Keep Fighting

COC To Settle Voting Rights Act Suit, Palmdale To Keep Fighting

College of the Canyons officials and plaintiffs in a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit reached confidential settlement terms early Tuesday morning, according to an official. Palmdale officials recently decided to attempt to take their CVRA lawsuit fight to the state’s Supreme Court, sfter a recent appellate court loss and an award for more than $3.5 million for the plaintiffs’ attorneys. The settlement by COC officials avoided a trial by the narrowest of margins, after an 11th hour meeting by the board authorized legal counsel to seek a settlement the day before trial was to begin last week.

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Trial For COC’s Governing Board In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit To Begin Wednesday

Trial For COC's Governing Board In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit To Begin Wednesday

A trial is set to begin Wednesday over a lawsuit alleging the Santa Clarita Community College District is in violation of the California Voting Rights Act with its at-large elections. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The SCCCD, which is the governing board for College of the Canyons’s two Santa Clarita ...

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