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Civil Procedure – Removal – FTCA (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies plaintiff’s motion to remand to Virginia state court this pro se suit filed by a disappointed loan applicant against a federal credit union that she claimed denied her application because of discrimination, and then ...

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Chris Brown’s other legal issues

Singer Chris Brown is in the news again and no, it’s not for wielding a weed-whacker while wearing a wife-beater. A Richmond federal judge has dismissed a tortious interference suit filed by the management company that signed Brown as a ...

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Will ‘You’re Fired’ cover it?

In this pink-slip nervous economy, employees may wonder anew how much notice they can expect before being escorted out the door. Not much, according to a new decision from Alexandria federal court. Hourly employee Mauricio Calquin sued his former employer, ...

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