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Monthly Archives: September 2009

Administrative – FOIA – Records Description (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the CIA on three of six categories of documents sought by a nonprofit group’s FOIA request, as the group’s requests for information on internal matters such as the agency’s indexing and ...

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Civil Procedure – Removal – FTCA (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to remand to Virginia state court this pro se suit filed by a disappointed loan applicant against a federal credit union that she claimed denied her application because of discrimination, and then ...

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Criminal – Death Penalty – Post-Trial Motions – Extension (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says it has inherent authority and Rule 57(b) authority to consider post-trial motions after the selection/penalty phase of a federal death penalty case, and will grant defendant an extension of time to five weeks from ...

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Train your college freshman in finance (access required)

The National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education reported last December that college tuition and fees increased 439 percent from 1982 to 2007 while median family income rose 147 percent. The report also noted that student borrowing has almost ...

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Civil Rights – False Arrest -Swordplay Report – Qualified Immunity (access required)

A plaintiff who twice was contacted by police over the course of an evening of drinking after a companion reported to police first, that plaintiff had assaulted him with a sword, and then, that plaintiff was harassing the companion after ...

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Consultant seeks payment for Medicare fee-boost plan (access required)

A court battle looms over whether a Harrisonburg hospital has to pay contingency fees to a consulting firm that claims it gave the hospital an idea for boosting Medicare reimbursements. In a federal lawsuit, McKay Consulting Inc. contends Rockingham Memorial ...

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Rare print of Declaration to be showcased at Yorktown (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG—A rare broadside printing of America’s Declaration of Independence soon will go on display at the Yorktown Victory Center. The printing dates to July 1776 and was acquired with money provided by a private foundation of the center that celebrates ...

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Employment – ERISA – Union Pension Fund – Withdrawal Liability (access required)

After dismissal of plaintiff Teamsters Pension Fund’s ERISA suit against defendant Weidner Realty seeking to impose withdrawal liability of $485,936 on defendant, based on the business relationship between employer Empire Beef, who ceased operations in Richmond in 2005 and then ...

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Consumer Protection – Collections Call – Credit Report – FDCPA (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a woman can sue defendant collection agency under the Fair Credit Reporting Act for allegedly misrepresenting that it had her social security number and a copy of an application with her signature, on her ...

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Rare print of Declaration to be showcased at Yorktown (access required)

WILLIAMSBURG—A rare broadside printing of America’s Declaration of Independence soon will go on display at the Yorktown Victory Center. The printing dates to July 1776 and was acquired with money provided by a private foundation of the center that celebrates ...

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