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Military Contract Dispute Belongs in Federal Court (access required)

In plaintiff general contractor’s suit al­leging defendant subcontractor breached five subcontracts involving five construc­tion projects at three military bases, for which plaintiff was the general contractor, the Richmond U.S. District Court denies the sub’s motion to dismiss arguing this court ...

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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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