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Tag Archives: Civil Procedure

Group Can Intervene in Stormwater Dispute (access required)

The Roanoke U.S. District Court says the Chesapeake Bay Foundation may intervene in Norfolk Southern Railway Company’s suit against the city of Ro­anoke claiming the city’s stormwater utility ordinance violated the federal Railroad Revitalization and Regula­tory Reform Act of 1976; ...

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Control Over Contractors Is Test for ‘Political Question’ (access required)

In its fourth consideration of four Iraqi nationals’ suit alleging they were abused by private contractors while in U.S. Army custody at Abu Ghraib prison, the 4th Circuit says the district court erred in its analysis of whether the political ...

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Company Can’t Claw Back ‘Privileged’ Docs (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit seeking in­demnification for a New Mexico tax as­sessment for an office that defendant seller allegedly concealed from plaintiff in the parties’ Stock Purchase agreement, the Alexandria U.S. District Court sustains de­fendant’s objection to a magistrate judge’s ...

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