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Monthly Archives: June 2007

Workers' Comp – Selective Employment Refusal – Cure (access required)

A shuttle bus driver for an auto repair business who rejected light-duty employment that required him to drive but not lift anything cured his unjustified refusal of selective employment when he tried approximately one week later to return to the ...

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Employment Discrimination – Race – Real Estate Sales – Threats Against Manager (access required)

An African-American plaintiff who successfully sold real estate for defendant Washington Homes at various locations over a five-year period, with gross salaries ranging from $4,615 to $131,521 in his final year, but who was terminated after the company investigated his ...

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Intellectual Property – Copyright Denial – Appraiser Directory Web Site (access required)

The defendant Register of Copyrights did not abuse her discretion in denying a copyright to plaintiff for his Web site, “APPRAISERSdotCOM,” an online directory of property appraisers around the U.S., that plaintiff argued was a “special combination” of font and ...

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Wine case working its way back through courts (access required)

The dispute between the Maison Louis Latour winery and The Country Vintner, a Virginia wine distributor, already has generated an important administrative law decision from the Supreme Court of Virginia. But opinions from a divided panel of the Virginia Court ...

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Judge finds fraud in sale of restaurant in Vienna (access required)

To say that Fairfax Circuit Judge Randy I. Bellows found that Ana G. Arias proved her case against Raoul and Edna Jean-Richard would be an understatement. Not only did he find the Jean-Richards liable under claims of breach of contract, ...

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Double jeopardy claim was successful, judge concludes (access required)

The jury had been sworn and was in the jury room waiting for opening statements when a Fairfax County prosecutor asked for a continuance in June 2005. Defense attorney Harvey J. Volzer objected, but the judge granted the request and ...

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How to … Choose a financial advisor (access required)

Life takes financial planning – for future concerns such as college and retirement, as well as for the here and now. But when it comes to dealing with finances, many people feel intimidated by what they have to do and ...

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Criminal – Espionage Charge – Attorney's Fees – 'Thompson Memorandum' (access required)

In this prosecution of two defendants under the Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. Sect. 793(g), for alleged conspiracy to transmit information relating to national defense to persons not authorized to receive it, the district court denies defendants’ motion for an evidentiary ...

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Immigration – Naturalization Application – Delayed Background Check (access required)

A district court has no subject matter jurisdiction to direct defendants, officers of the Department of Homeland security, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Executive Branch and the FBI, to promptly complete the background check for plaintiff, a citizen ...

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