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Longer Sentence Due to Prior Drug Crimes (access required)

A district court did not err in determining, based on defendant’s status as a recidivist drug offender, that drug offenses he committed during his supervised release were “Grade B” violations under the U.S. Sentencing Commission’s advisory policy statements, despite defendant’s ...

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Shareholder Shows ‘Scienter’ for Securities Fraud (access required)

The 4th Circuit revives a shareholder’s suit alleging a pharmaceutical company violated federal securities laws by making materially misleading statements and omissions about the development and likely approval of a new drug, Northera; defendants’ failure to disclose critical information about ...

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Court Vacates Removal Order for ‘Theft Offense’ (access required)

A Honduran citizen’s prior Virginia conviction of unauthorized use of a vehicle was not a “theft offense” that would qualify as an “aggravated felony” under 8 U.S.C. § 1101(a)(43)(G); Virginia’s statute, Va. Code § 18.2-102, covers circumstances typically viewed as ...

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Leather Company Solicited Business in Forum State (access required)

An Argentinian company that sold finished leather goods to a North Carolina leather wholesaler “purposefully availed” itself of the privilege of conducting business in North Carolina by contacting the wholesaler in North Carolina, conducting repeated in-person solicitations and meetings on ...

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