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Civil Procedure – Res Judicata – Unlawful Detainer Challenge (access required)

A homeowner who defaulted on a loan, who is suing the bank that found her in default on her loan, has her suit for damages dismissed by a magistrate judge of the Richmond U.S. District Court because res judicata bars her claim, which was previously litigated in an unlawful detainer proceeding in state court. The 2004 ...