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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Criminal – Fraud – Stock Tip Seminars (access required)

After a two-year FBI investigation that generated up to six million documents, an Alexandria U.S. District Court throws out a guilty verdict on both conspiracy and substantive wire fraud charges against two promotional seminar speakers who marketed stock trading courses ...

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Insurance – Duty To Defend – Motion To Stay (access required)

In this suit concerning insurance policies for a sailboat and injuries from a boating accident, the court need not dismiss the two competing dec actions because of the pending state court personal injury action, and the Richmond U.S. District Court ...

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Intellectual Property – Attorney’s Fees – Lodestar Figure (access required)

On remand from the 4th Circuit, an Alexandria U.S. District Court lowers its attorney fee award under 17 U.S.C. § 505, in this copyright infringement and fraud case, from $391,705 to $265,023. The 4th Circuit issued an unpublished opinion on ...

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