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‘Prevention Doctrine’ Supports Contract Award (access required)

A government contractor who signed a Letter Agreement to help defendant, an aspiring government contractor, in a “strategic business relationship,” in exchange for stock options, is entitled to $637,867 in damages for defendant’s breach of the agreement by failing to ...

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No Jurisdiction from Virginians’ Credit Reports (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ two class claims under the Fair Credit Reporting Act alleging defendant “sham business” obtained millions of computer reports on plaintiff consumers, without their permission, to target them for high-interest loans; plaintiffs have standing ...

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Court Vacates Six Life Sentences for Juvenile (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court grants a habeas petition for a defendant sentenced to six consecutive death-in-prison sentences plus 118 years, for non-homicide offenses (multiple abductions, robberies and firearms offenses) committed when he was 15 years old; a partial pardon ...

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