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Topic - Mark Rosenbaum
While the reaction to George Zimmerman's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin killing resembles the backlash against the 1992 not guilty verdict in the Rodney King beating, legal analysts said there is little likelihood of another successful federal prosecution on civil rights or hate crimes charges.
The Veterans Affairs Department said Tuesday it wants to renovate buildings on its sprawling West Los Angeles campus to accommodate homeless veterans _ a move that came after vets sued the agency for allegedly neglecting those in need of constant care after traumatic military experiences.
A lawsuit filed Wednesday accuses the federal government of misusing a 390-acre plot of land in Los Angeles that was donated some 130 years ago for facilities to house veterans who need care after traumatic military experiences.
Rosenbaum, who argued the case on behalf of minority groups that opposed the affirmative action ban, said the sort of routine outreach that political parties perform is prohibited to public universities under laws like Michigan’s.
"They can say, ‘If you’re a person of color, you would not feel out of place in our party,’" Rosenbaum said. "But if a university said that, there would be 1,000 lawsuits tomorrow."