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‘European’ is Protected National Origin, But Suit Fails (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says “European” is a protected “national origin” classification under Title VII, but nevertheless grants summary judgment to a Northern Virginia community college sued by a former adjunct economics professor who says he suffered illegal discrimination ...

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Teacher Can’t Suppress Child Pornography Statements (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a graduate teaching student’s motion to suppress statements made to federal investigators in two interviews four hours apart, the second after a computer forensic review and signed waiver of Miranda rights; although federal agents ...

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‘Willfulness’ Standard Disputed in Campaign Donation Case (access required)

In defendants’ prosecution for illegally soliciting and reimbursing contributions from their employees to Hillary Clinton’s political campaigns, the Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a defendant’s motion to reconsider the meaning of the “willfulness” element of the charged campaign finance violations. ...

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No Claim from Ban on Postal Worker’s Book Ad (access required)

An employee of the U.S. Postal Service can’t recover for Title VII religious discrimination based on postal officials’ removal from post office bulletin board advertisements about the employee’s religious and genetic research and theories and a book he published to ...

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Attorney’s Fees Awarded for Citizenship Denial (access required)

A Jordanian native who was denied citizenship because of alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood wins $47,577 in attorney’s fees and costs, as the government’s position was not “substantially justified”; an Alexandria U.S. District Court says the applicant’s membership in ...

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Agency Subpoena Not ‘Final Order’ (access required)

A drugstore company cannot compel return of privileged material obtained through a subpoena for documents issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency targeting the company’s distribution center in Jupiter, Florida, in an Alexandria U.S. District Court decision accepting the recommendation ...

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Racial Discrimination Again Insufficiently Plead (access required)

The Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses with prejudice a government contract employee’s amended claims against the supervising company that allegedly caused his removal from his consultant position by accusing him of sexual harassment and shoddy work. Employee, an African-American male, ...

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Investor States ‘Loss Causation’ for Fraud Claim (access required)

In an amended complaint alleging defendants, a technology company and its founder, chair and CEO, committed securities fraud by selling plaintiff investor a series of notes as investments to allow defendant company to bring to the U.S. technology the individual ...

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