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Civil rights claim against prosecutor goes forward (access required)

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A Richmond federal judge has refused to throw out allegations of misconduct against a Virginia prosecutor in a civil lawsuit filed by a man who claims he was arrested and jailed for almost a year based on false accusations supported ...

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Default Judgment, Punitives Awarded in Trade Secret Case (access required)

An auto parts company wins default judgment against its former product development director who was assigned to spearhead business development in China, but who instead formed a new competing company, misappropriated numerous trade secrets and broke into plaintiff company’s facility ...

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No New Trial on Misjoinder Claim (access required)

Although a Richmond U.S. District Court overturned two securities fraud convictions after defendant’s prosecution for a scheme to induce investors to support defendant’s company purportedly developing a hyperbaric-chambers treatment for HIV/AIDS, the “spillover” effect of the jury hearing evidence on ...

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Coach Sues Superintendent on Contract Claim (access required)

On the magistrate judge’s recommendation, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies dismissal of claims under 42 U.S.C. §§ 1981 and 1983 alleging defendant school superintendent discriminated against plaintiff, an African-American male computer technician and coach, by not renewing his contract ...

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No Race Bias Claim for White Professor (access required)

Although plaintiff, a male Caucasian professor, points to two other Caucasian professors who were denied tenure by defendant Virginia State University, a historically African-American institution, he has not stated a plausible claim of employment discrimination based on race and the ...

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