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Monthly Archives: August 2011

Default Set Aside in IT Contract Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court sets aside default against an offshore IT company because it has proffered meritorious defenses to plaintiff’s contract claims alleging failure to hire enough qualified consultants, missing target deadlines and poor performance, with defendant’s assertions that ...

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City Employee Can Try Sexual Harassment Suit (access required)

A woman whose boss, head of a Baltimore aging agency, “forcibly kissed her, fondled her leg, propositioned her, asked sexually explicit questions, described sexual activities he wished to perform and then, after she spurned the advances and filed a harassment ...

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Joke of the day

Here’s a good one to start your day (courtesy of my son’s girlfriend): “Past, Present and Future walk into a bar. It was tense…” That boy has good taste.

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Court Awards ‘Reasonable’ Fee, Not Contract Fee (access required)

An inventory financing company that provides floor plan financing for used car dealers, and that won summary judgment against the guarantors of promissory notes for several Northern Virginia dealers, is not entitled to an attorney’s fee award of $473,422 under ...

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Former Goochland treasurer fell for Nigerian cabbie’s scam (access required)

GOOCHLAND—A former Goochland County treasurer has pleaded guilty to embezzlement charges. Fifty-three-year-old Brenda S. Grubbs entered her plea Tuesday to a 20-count indictment. Grubbs was arrested Feb. 2 and resigned nine days later from the office where she had worked ...

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