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Lawyer could not sue bankruptcy counsel (access required)

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A patent attorney who was unhappy with his bankruptcy lawyer’s performance cannot sue the lawyer because his malpractice claim belongs to the bankruptcy estate, an Alexandria federal judge said on April 14. Embroiled in litigation from a failed venture with ...

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Government Contractor’s Tort Claim Survives (access required)

In this litigation between a small-business contractor and its defendant subcontractor to provide the U.S. Army with energy efficient relocatable shelters for use in Kuwait, defendant sub wins summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim for damages for transportation and storage costs ...

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Agency Climate Accord Emails Ar (access required)

In evaluating plaintiff Competitive Enterprise Institute’s FOIA request for unredacted U.S. State Department documents relating to the upcoming U.N. Climate Conference in Paris, France, that resulted in the Paris Climate Agreement, an Alexandria U.S. District Court says plaintiff is entitled ...

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Financial Services Firm Hit for ‘Successor Liability’ (access required)

A financial services company, WS Wealth, was a successor to Bluemont, a financial services company that filed for bankruptcy protection in the wake of an arbitration award in favor of plaintiff Charles Schwab & Company, under the “de facto merger” ...

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Test Adopted for Actions with Foreign Terrorist Group (access required)

In assessing defendant Somali na­tionals’ fundraising and Internet chat activities with other Somali natives working with the identified Foreign Terrorist Organization al-Shabaab (AS), an Alexandria U.S. District Court adopts a multi-factor test and con­cludes the husband-and-wife defen­dants were sufficiently associated ...

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