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Virginia Dating-Site Subscribers Yield ‘Sufficient Contacts’ (access required)

In this copyright infringement suit filed by the dating website, MATCH.COM, an Alexandria U.S. District Court has personal jurisdiction over the owner of XXXMATCH.COM and EROTICMATCH.COM, which has nearly 9,000 subscribers in Virginia and generates $1 million per year. Defendants’ ...

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Nonprofit Lacks Standing (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a nonprofit’s suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) alleging violation of regulations governing human experimentation: nonprofit show no final action required for subject matter jurisdiction under the Administrative Process Act and National Research ...

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Video ‘Re-enactment’ of Child Injury Suppressed (access required)

Although defendant, a child-care provider at the Quantico Marine Corps base accused of murder by “shaken baby syndrome,” may have felt coercion because she was a military spouse subjected to an agent’s misleading and manipulative statements, defendant was not in ...

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Isolated Comments Not Hostile Environment (access required)

A supermarket wins summary judgment in this hostile environment race discrimination suit filed by an African-American male who was terminated as a grocery department manager after the first assistant manager asked plaintiff to help out at the cash registers and ...

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Comments Did Not Create ‘Hostile Environment’ (access required)

A Ford dealership wins summary judgment in this race discrimination suit in which an African-American claims he was subjected to a hostile work environment based on a series of comments referencing plaintiff as looking like a “thug,” having access to ...

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