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Three-Year Md. Limit Applies to Title II ADA Claim (access required)

A Maryland bus rider’s disability discrimination suit alleging the Maryland Transit Administration violated the Americans with Disabilities Act is not untimely; the 4th Circuit says the court should apply the three-year limitations period for a general civil action, not the ...

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Debtors May Use ‘Standard’ Amounts for Expenses (access required)

Debtors may take the full National and Local Standard amounts for expenses in their chapter 7 bankruptcy proceeding even though their actual expenses are less than the Standard amounts; the 4th Circuit upholds a bankruptcy court’s refusal to dismiss the ...

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Pre-departure Sentencing Guideline Range Controls (access required)

Joining all other federal appeals courts to consider this issue, the 4th Circuit holds that U.S. Sentencing Guideline Amendment 759 requires a district court at resentencing under Amendment 782 to calculate the “applicable guideline range” without applying any departures or ...

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Court Could Not Hear FINRA Disciplinary Challenge (access required)

A district court did not err in dismissing for lack of subject matter jurisdiction plaintiff financial advisors’ challenge to an ongoing disciplinary proceeding before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc., for selling unregistered securities in violation of the Securities Act ...

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