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Tag Archives: Civil Rights

UVA Student’s ‘Excessive Force’ Claim Advances (access required)

An African-American college student states civil rights claims against two ABC agents and against the ABC director with allegations that defendant ABC agents approached him from behind outside a bar and, without identifying themselves, grabbed his arm and “slammed” him ...

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Three-Year Md. Limit Applies to Title II ADA Claim (access required)

A Maryland bus rider’s disability discrimination suit alleging the Maryland Transit Administration violated the Americans with Disabilities Act is not untimely; the 4th Circuit says the court should apply the three-year limitations period for a general civil action, not the ...

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Court Upholds Red Onion Security Classifications (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Virginia Department of Corrections on plaintiff’s suit alleging that the classification procedures that allegedly have prevented him from earning his release from the highly restrictive segregated confinement conditions at Red ...

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Court Upholds Red Onion Security Classifications (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Virginia Department of Corrections on plaintiff’s suit alleging that the classification procedures that allegedly have prevented him from earning his release from the highly restrictive segregated confinement conditions at Red ...

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Court Upholds Red Onion Security Classes (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant correctional officials in this suit by an inmate who asserts constitutional challenges to certain classification procedures that allegedly have prevented him from earning his release from highly restrictive living conditions ...

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