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Court Must ‘Individualize’ Sentences (access required)

A district court erred in handing down identical sentences to three defendants convicted in a convenience-store-robbery spree over a four-day period in Fayetteville, N.C.; the 4th Circuit says the trial court committed procedural error because it offered no individualized rationale ...

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Shareholder Shows ‘Scienter’ for Securities Fraud (access required)

The 4th Circuit revives a shareholder’s suit alleging a pharmaceutical company violated federal securities laws by making materially misleading statements and omissions about the development and likely approval of a new drug, Northera; defendants’ failure to disclose critical information about ...

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Failure-to-Hire Claims Not ‘Plausible’ (access required)

An African-American female with over 20 years’ experience as a project manager on environmental regulatory compliance projects with two Maryland state agencies who alleges the biased decision makers for two environmental compliance jobs for which white applicants were hired, instead ...

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