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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Company Can Compel ‘Managing Agent’ Depositions (access required)

In DuPont’s suit alleging defendant Kolon Industries stole its secret processes and technologies for manufacturing Kevlar, and that Kolon has improved its product line based on this trade secret theft, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants DuPont’s motion to compel ...

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Bus Driver with Positive Drug Test Charges Age Bias (access required)

A 73-year-old bus driver says he was terminated because of age discrimination, but the employer said he was fired after he tested positive for marijuana; a Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses his hybrid LMRA claim with prejudice for untimely service, ...

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Sales Rep With Bipolar Disorder Has No ADA Claim (access required)

An account executive for a government contractor software company who says his bipolar disorder affects his thought process and sleep cycle cannot sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act because he has not shown the alleged impairment substantially limits him ...

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Civil Rights – In-District Residency Requirement Upheld for Ballot Petition (access required)

A Virginia election law that requires individuals who circulate ballot petitions to be qualified to vote in the congressional district where they circulate those petitions and witness voter signatures is constitutional, says an Alexandria U.S. District Court. Plaintiff sued under ...

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Civil Rights – Voting Rights Group Can Sue for Nondisclosure (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court says a voting rights advocacy group has standing to sue and states a claim under the National Voter Registration Act that the Norfolk General Registrar has violated the NVRA’s “Public Disclosure Provision” by denying access ...

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Partial Waiver of Privilege in Trade Secret Dispute (access required)

In DuPont’s suit alleging defendant Kolon Industries stole its secret processes and technologies for manufacturing Kevlar, and that Kolon has improved its product line based on this trade secret theft, the Richmond U.S. District Court says that issuance of a ...

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