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Court Upholds Rafters’ Enhanced River Access (access required)

Although whitewater rafters want greater recreational access to headwaters of the protected Chattooga River, and landowners living near the headwaters argue against increased access, the 4th Circuit upholds the balance struck by the U.S. Forest Service which will allow floating ...

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Mandatory Time Applied for Supervised Release (access required)

A defendant cannot take advantage of an amendment that eliminated the supervised release statute’s mandatory minimum sentence because the statute was amended after defendant committed the underlying drug and firearms offenses for which he originally was sentenced, but before he ...

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Shaky Credibility Different from ‘Misrepresentation’ (access required)

The 4th Circuit grants a Chinese native’s petition for review of Board of Immigration Appeals decisions affirming denial of his various applications for relief from deportation; the BIA erred by affirming a decision that committed legal error by conflating adverse ...

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