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Leave-Request Discipline Not Religious Bias (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Washington Metropolitan Airports Au­thority in this suit filed by a retired em­ployee who claims she suffered unlawful discrimination on the basis of her ortho­dox Jewish faith when she was considered ...

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Negligent Entrustment, Retention Claims Advance (access required)

A landscaping company whose driver rear-ended plaintiff can be sued for negli­gent entrustment and negligent retention based on allegations that the employer knew the landscaper had been involved in another recent collision with the same truck and trailer, and the ...

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Convictions Upheld for Fake ‘Stash House’ Robbery Plan (access required)

The 4th Circuit affirms drug, robbery and firearm convictions for three defen­dants arising from their plan to rob a co­caine “stash house,” which did not actual­ly exist but was fabricated by undercover federal agents as part of a sting operation; ...

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‘Virginia Law’ Supports Incumbent Choice (access required)

The 4th Circuit affirms a district court’s decision that it had no subject matter ju­risdiction over a lawsuit filed by the 24th Senatorial District Republican Committee of Virginia and its committee chair chal­lenging Virginia’s Incumbent Protection Act, which allows an ...

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Protecting special needs clients during divorce (access required)

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Divorce lawyers running a checklist with new clients should not over­look planning for special-needs family members, say lawyers with expertise in preparing for such needs. Disability and special needs issues arise in more families every year, according to Arlington lawyer ...

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Jurisdiction Holds for Reduced Highway ‘Take’ (access required)

A Dinwiddie County Circuit Court holds that the Highway Commissioner’s amend­ment of a certificate of take to reduce the property taken does not nullify the bona fide offer to purchase as a condition prece­dent for the court’s jurisdiction. The commissioner ...

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