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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Employees’ Speech Not Public Matter (access required)

In a suit by two correctional officers who allege defendant supervisors retaliated against them for lodging an employment complaint and interfered with the employment dispute process through witness intimidation, the Lynchburg U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendants. In ...

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Claims for Oil & Gas Royalties Survive Dismissal (access required)

In this suit filed by the owners of lands and gas interests in Dickenson County for royalty payments under leases with defendant production company, an Abingdon U.S. District Court magistrate judge recommends dismissing plaintiffs’ claims for breach of the implied ...

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Ruling Clarified on Corporate Contribution Ban (access required)

In this prosecution of two corporate executives for an alleged scheme of recruiting donors and reimbursing their contributions to Hillary Clinton’s 2006 and 2008 Senate and Presidential Campaigns, an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a charge of corporation contributions in ...

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Floor-Plan Financer Wins Against Guarantors (access required)

Plaintiff Automotive Finance Corporation, which arranges floor-plan financing for several Northern Virginia used car dealers, wins summary judgment in an Alexandria U.S. District Court against defendant guarantors on promissory notes that funded defendant dealerships. Summary judgment will be entered in ...

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