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Senate confirms new judge for 4th Circuit

The U.S. Senate has consented to President Barack Obama’s appointment of Charleston, W.Va., attorney Stephanie Thacker for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The president nominated Thacker this past September. Yesterday evening, the Senate voted 91-3 in her favor, ...

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Google Faces Trial on Trademark Claims (access required)

In language-learning company Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement suit against Google over use of the Rosetta Stone mark in Google’s online advertising platform, the 4th Circuit vacates summary judgment for Google on plaintiff’s claims for direct infringement, contributory infringement and dilution ...

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‘Terrorism’ Sentencing Enhancement OK’d (access required)

After twice vacating and remanding defendant’s sentencing enhancement on his conviction of conspiring to provide material support to terrorists, the 4th Circuit on the third go-round upholds defendant’s 180-month sentence, including the federal guidelines’ enhancement for the “federal crime of ...

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