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No Post-Indictment Malicious Prosecution Claim (access required)

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendants, a deputy sheriff and his supervisor, in plaintiff’s malicious prosecution suit filed after a state court dismissed charges arising from a sting operation involving “borrowed” property –  conduct ...

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N.C. Abortion Law Violates First Amendment (access required)

The 4th Circuit upholds a district court decision striking a North Carolina law requiring physicians to display a sonogram and communicate specific information about fetal development to women seeking abortions, as a violation of the First Amendment. The North Carolina ...

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IDEA Claims Not Exhausted at State Level (access required)

Parents challenging a school’s Individualized Education Plan for their nine-year-old autistic daughter did not exhaust their administrative remedies under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act because they did not challenge the IEP as a whole before the state review officer; ...

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