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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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County Daycare Operator Subject to FOIA (access required)

The Appalachian Regional Community Services, operator of the Buchanan Daycare Center, is supported principally by public funds and is a public body under the Virginia Freedom of Information Act; a Buchanan County Circuit Court says ARCS must produce financial records ...

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Jury awards compensatory, punitive damages for racial animus – $125,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a retired Virginia State Trooper sergeant, was working as an unarmed security guard in the early morning hours on Feb. 19, 2012, at the parking deck adjacent to what was then known as the BlackFinn Restaurant. The defendant, ...

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