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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Search & Seizure – Rental Home Curtilage – Marijuana Plants By Pool (access required)

A police officer had an objectively reasonable basis to conclude he had been invited onto the curtilage of a rental home by people with authority to grant such access, where the officer was responding to the landlord’s complaint that he ...

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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Federal Question – Title VII (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court has jurisdiction over plaintiff’s Title VII action which alleges he was discriminatorily dismissed after current and former employees conspired to create the appearance that he was sexually harassing a co-worker, but the court dismisses the ...

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Intellectual Property – Anticybersquatting Act – In Rem Action (access required)

In this in rem action under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, an Alexandria U.S. District Court adopts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and orders Verisign Inc. to transfer the registrar for defendant domain name from Lead Networks Domains Pvt. Ltd. to ...

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Intellectual Property – Patents-In-Suit – Reexamination – Motion To Stay Trial (access required)

In this litigation involving patents-in-suit relating to electronic sourcing systems, which allow prospective buyers to locate items to buy from multiple electronic catalogs, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies defendant software company’s motion to stay proceedings in light of pending ...

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Civil Rights – Election Law – Independent Candidate – Petition – Residency (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses a would-be congressional candidate’s constitutional challenge to a Virginia statute that imposes a district residency requirement for persons circulating petitions for independent candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives. At issue is the requirement ...

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Employment Discrimination – Title VII – Exhaustion Of Remedies (access required)

An African-American Director of IT services for defendant financial company waited too long to file an EEOC charge alleging discrimination resulting from removal of his supervisory responsibilities, and neither that race discrimination claim nor his age discrimination claim can survive ...

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Contract – Miller Act – Cafeteria Renovation – No Written Change Orders (access required)

Defendants, a federal contractor and a Miller Act surety, win summary judgment in a tile subcontractor’s suit for payment of an additional $75,703 for replacement of floor tiles in a cafeteria in the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, ...

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