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Monthly Archives: May 2013

Should the legal limit be dropped to 0.05? (access required)

Breathalyzer

A recent recommendation from the National Traffic Safety Board is drawing the ire of DUI attorneys. The NTSB’s report, “Reaching Zero: Actions to Eliminate Alcohol-Impaired Driving,” made several suggestions about improving the safety of the country’s roads. Included in the ...

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Prior Depression Defense Bars New Termination Claim (access required)

With an appeal pending from a deputy commissioner’s denial of its 2009 application to terminate benefits, employer filed a second protective application in 2010; the Court of Appeals says the law of the case doctrine bars the second application:  employer ...

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Abuse Victim’s Complaints to Church Volunteer Admissible (access required)

Defendant is not entitled to reversal of his jury trial convictions for taking indecent liberties with a minor and aggravated sexual battery based on a hearsay objection to one witness’s testimony, the Court of Appeals says; defendant’s arguments are procedurally ...

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No Recovery of Brokerage Account Assets (access required)

In this adversary proceeding arising out of the bankruptcy of debtor Derivium Capital LLC, the 4th Circuit upholds judgment against a consulting company, assignee of the bankruptcy trustee, that was attempting to recover as “fraudulent conveyances” assets transferred into debtor’s ...

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