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Deaf Appellant Sought Consecutive Interpretation (access required)

A district court did not abuse its discretion at appellant’s civil commitment proceeding as a sexually dangerous person when it only allowed simultaneous interpretation for appellant, who is deaf, rather than consecutive interpretation; the 4th Circuit affirms the district court ...

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Inmates Get Discovery on Medical Care Claim (access required)

In this plaintiff inmates’ suit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging defendant prison provides inadequate medical care in violation of plaintiffs’ Eighth Amendment rights, the Charlottesville U.S. District Court grants plaintiffs’ motion to compel discovery of documents concerning any investigations ...

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‘SWAP’ Watch Does Not Violate ‘SWATCH’ Mark (access required)

In Swatch AG’s challenge to defendant Beehive Wholesale’s trademark application for its “SWAP” watch bands with interchangeable faces, the 4th Circuit affirms dismissal of Swatch’s claims for federal, state and common law trademark infringement, trademark dilution and unfair competition. Swatch ...

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