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Injunction Modified for County Board Prayers (access required)

In this challenge to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors’ practice of having board members offer Christian invocations at official board meetings, a Danville U.S. District Court modifies its injunction in the case to eliminate any suggestion that legislative prayer ...

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Fair Housing Groups Have Standing in Barrier Suit (access required)

On reconsideration, a Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff fair housing groups that have used testers to discover alleged violations of legal requirements for accessible and adaptable design under the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 have stated claims for ...

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Qualified Immunity for Mental Health Detention (access required)

Police officers have qualified immunity in this civil rights suit filed by a plaintiff who had some difficulty communicating with officers due to his neurological condition of cerebellar ataxia, and who detained plaintiff because they believed his complaints about a ...

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