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‘Prevention Doctrine’ Supports Contract Award (access required)

A government contractor who signed a Letter Agreement to help defendant, an aspiring government contractor, in a “strategic business relationship,” in exchange for stock options, is entitled to $637,867 in damages for defendant’s breach of the agreement by failing to ...

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Officer, prosecutor immune in false arrest appeal (access required)

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A police officer and a prosecutor who failed to revoke arrest warrants after learning that no crime was committed – leading to the arrests of an Alexandria couple – are immune from civil rights claims, a federal appeals court has ...

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Different jurisdictions, but same conspiracy (access required)

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An argument by prosecutors that a drug dealer engaged in two separate conspiracies and could be prosecuted in separate Virginia districts has failed to persuade judges of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The 4th Circuit unanimously held June ...

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