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Plaintiff Says Shelters Barred Her for Mental Disability (access required)

A woman who claims defendant chari­table organizations unlawfully refused to admit her to homeless shelters because of her alleged mental health disability has failed to state claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act ...

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Pretrial Detainee Gets Hearing Before Discipline (access required)

A pretrial detainee was entitled to a hearing prior to being placed in disci­plinary segregation as punishment for two disciplinary infractions; the 4th Cir­cuit directs entry of judgment for plaintiff on his procedural due process claim, and remands plaintiff’s excessive ...

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Officer’s Curfew Violation Stop Was ‘Reasonable’ (access required)

A Norfolk police officer familiar with the housing project where he saw an ap­parent “group of minors” at 12:30 a.m., had a reasonable, articulable suspicion for stopping defendant, based on his “fairly short and fairly small stature,” for a suspected ...

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