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York prosecutor: VSB is making me scapegoat   (access required)

The prosecutor accused of misconduct by the Virginia State Bar in a death penalty case denies the ethics charges and says she is being made a scapegoat for complaints about prosecutor discipline. York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen M. Addison denied ...

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The story’s all in the telling

What’s worse than a pair of high-testosterone lawyers trash-talking at each other over minutiae at a deposition? That’s bad, for sure. A pair of college professors sniping at each other at a department meeting? (Someone once said the politics in ...

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UR to honor 4th Circuit’s Gregory

The University of Richmond law school will present its highest honor, the William Green Award for Professional Excellence, this Friday to Judge Roger Gregory of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gregory was first appointed to the court in ...

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Employment Discrimination – Retaliation – Billing Supervisor – Overtime Pay Rules (access required)

An African-American female employee who formerly worked as a billing supervisor at defendant trucking company loses her suit alleging discrimination and retaliation, as a Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the employer. Plaintiff’s prima facie case on the ...

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Civil Procedure – Injunction – University Accreditation (access required)

In this suit arising from defendant Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education’s decision to place plaintiff Hampton University’s School of Pharmacy on probation as to its accreditation, a Newport News U.S. District Court denies Hampton’s request for preliminary injunctive relief; although ...

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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Patent Examiner (access required)

A former patent examiner for the U.S. PTO who is suing the Department of Commerce pro se for alleged employment discrimination in violation of the Rehabilitation Act, Title VII and the Civil Service Reform Act, loses his suit on summary ...

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Employment Discrimination – Disability – Hearing Loss – Rehabilitation Act (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the federal government in a federal employee’s suit alleging disability discrimination pursuant to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, on the basis that his voluntary retirement from the U.S. Marshal Service amounted ...

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