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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Investor’s Claim under Securities Act Advances (access required)

An investor who thought his $200,000 payment to defendants was buying 40,000 shares in C2 Future stock that would allow expansion of an educational company into Korea, instead of “office expenses for existing schools,”  can sue defendants for an alleged ...

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MERS is Necessary Party to Mechanic’s Lien Suit (access required)

A contractor may not proceed to enforce a mechanic’s lien against a homeowner because the contractor’s complaint does not include MERS, the Mortgage Electronic Registrations Systems Inc., as a necessary party to the mechanic’s lien suit, says a Fairfax Circuit ...

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One toke over the line

A federal judge cited that ‘70s anthem last week when he decided a mine worker who hadn’t toked up since high school should get a chance to return to work. Employer Dickenson-Russell Coal Company had a strict “zero tolerance” drug ...

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Officer’s ‘Known Facts’ OK Under Leon (access required)

Although a search warrant application did not specifically connect defendant to the residence to be searched, police had obtained extensive detail from a woman whose nephew shared defendant’s strong interest in acquiring weapons and explosives, and who confiscated from her ...

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