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Prosecutor, policeman are cleared of rights violations (access required)


A law school graduate’s civil rights claims against a prosecutor and a police officer arising from an attempted murder charge have foundered in federal court. The former law student, Peter S. Willis of Fredericksburg, spent a year in jail before ...

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Court Construes Terms in Cell Phone Patent Case (access required)

The Richmond U.S. District Court issues its construction of disputed claim terms for the patent in suit, which has never been practiced, and which involves a navigation system for cellular telephones that provides direction and traffic information to users. Claim ...

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Buyer Wins Claim for Defective Sports-Logo Items (access required)

After granting plaintiff buyer summary judgment on its claim for breach of a purchase agreement’s warranty as to the quality of a warehouse full of defective seasonal and sports-logo merchandise, the Richmond U.S. District Court awards plaintiff damages of $760,803, ...

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School Tech Specialist Can’t Sue for Bias (access required)

An African-American former chief technology specialist for defendant public school system cannot sue for race bias in violation of Title VII, including retaliatory discharge; the Richmond U.S. District Court says ample documentation of plaintiff’s poor performance resulting in multiple formal ...

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Sales Rep Fired for False Records, Not HR Complaint (access required)

An African-American woman who complained about questions from contract marketing employees about whether she liked watermelon and whether there were still “crack hoes running around” Harlem, where plaintiff had family, was not terminated because of her complaints but because she ...

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