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Tag Archives: Administrative

Contractor Can’t Challenge Space Program (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff contractor’s suit seeking to enjoin the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s program for Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites Program, which plaintiff says violates multiple provisions of the 2010 National Space Policy and therefore ...

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Due Process Provided for Code Violation Claims (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a circuit court decision upholding findings of the Fairfax County Department of Code Compliance, which had issued notice to appellants for seven violations of the Uniform Statewide Building Code at their Annandale, Virginia property; the ...

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Court Upholds AWA License Renewal Rules (access required)

In PETA’s suit challenging the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s regulations under the Animal Welfare Act for license renewal of animal exhibitors, the 4th Circuit upholds a decision deferring to the agency’s decision to conduct spot-check inspections of licensees despite PETA’s ...

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No Immediate Return of $19M Medicaid Payments (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court grants plaintiff children’s hospital’s motion for emergency injunctive relief against the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ enforcement of FAQ 33, in order to reduce a statutory payment adjustment to hospitals that serve a disproportionate ...

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Court Dismisses MWAA Toll Challenge Suit (access required)

Plaintiff users of the Dulles Toll Road to access Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport have not stated claims against the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority with allegations that the MWAA results from an unlawful interstate compact and represents an ...

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ALJ Erred in Discounting Pain, Doctor Opinion (access required)

In rejecting a social security disability application filed by a 38-year-old woman who suffered from multiple medically determinable impairments, the ALJ applied an improper legal standard to discredit claimant’s evidence of pain intensity and the opinions of her treating physicians, ...

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