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‘Taki’ allegations fail to impress judge

A former punk rock musician from Charlottesville who threw the kitchen sink into his defamation lawsuit against an international society writer has his case washed down the drain by a federal judge. Jason Jackson used 91 pages to lay out ...

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No Discovery of Driver’s Statements to Carrier (access required)

A defendant driver in this auto-accident case does not have to give plaintiff statements defendant made to her liability insurance carrier that prompted the carrier to open an investigation file; a Salem Circuit Court says the documents requested were work ...

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No Constitutional Claim for Toll Road Commuters (access required)

Drivers on Dulles Toll Road unhappy about paying increased tolls have no standing to sue the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses their suit that challenges the tolls as an illegal “tax.” Plaintiffs claim they ...

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Court Finds Contempt, Orders Default & Fees (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court pulls the plug on defense of a fraud and breach of contract case filed a subcontractor against a government contractor, and finds defendant contractor in contempt of court for its bad faith and repeated violations ...

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