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Court Excludes EEOC ‘Background Check’ Expert (access required)

The EEOC cannot make a prima facie case that employer credit and criminal background  checks violate Title VII with a statistical report that is “rife with analytical errors” and “completely unreliable”; the 4th Circuit accepts the district court’s assessment of ...

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No ‘Public’ Disclosure of Government Docs (access required)

A secretary for a local conservation district in North Carolina who suspected irregularities in the administration of federal Emergency Watershed Protection contracts awarded after flooding in 1995 may pursue a federal False Claims Act suit; the 4th Circuit reverses dismissal ...

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IJ Credibility Finding Faulty, Court Says (access required)

In assessing a Congolese citizen’s application for asylum under the Convention Against Torture, an immigration judge erred in finding his account of torture less than credible, based on alleged inconsistencies between petitioner and his former cellmate; the inconsistencies were more ...

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