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Tailgating Traffic Stop Was All About Drugs (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds suppression of 34,091 Oxycodone pills found in defendant’s rental car because the trooper who stopped defendant’s car on I-95 for tailgating violated defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights when the trooper spent the next 15 minutes asking defendant ...

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Taser mixup victim gets trial

A Maryland deputy who mistook his pistol for a Taser can be sued for shooting an unarmed, fleeing suspect, a federal appeals court held on Thursday. The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a jury could find that ...

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Employer Couldn’t Change Retiree Health Benefits (access required)

A union contract did not allow defendant Volvo Trucks to unilaterally change retiree health benefits after expiration of the contract, and the 4th Circuit upholds a district court order restoring benefits lost from the company’s changes and enjoining the company ...

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