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Judgment Debtor Sanctioned for Discovery Delays (access required)

In this action arising out of the unauthorized distribution of DIRECTV satellite programming to viewers at Massanutten Resort, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants DIRECTV’s motion and awards $5,285 in attorney’s fees and expenses as a sanction against judgment debtors ...

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‘Good Cause’ Shown for Protective Order (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of a magistrate judge’s order determining that certain documents disclosed by defendant Excel Industries Inc. are confidential under the protective order entered in the case. Plaintiff argues the magistrate judge failed to require ...

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Restaurant Has Trademark, Trade Secret Claims (access required)

In this ongoing dispute by the proprietors of Mimosa I restaurant in Winchester and defendants, who allegedly took over plaintiffs’ business after an initial investment, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court says plaintiffs have stated claims for trademark infringement and for ...

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Injunction Modified for County Board Prayers (access required)

In this challenge to the Pittsylvania County Board of Supervisors’ practice of having board members offer Christian invocations at official board meetings, a Danville U.S. District Court modifies its injunction in the case to eliminate any suggestion that legislative prayer ...

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Noncompete Settlement Not Trade Restraint (access required)

Plaintiffs employed by a timeshare resort cannot sue their employer for alleged antitrust and business conspiracy claims based on a Global Settlement Agreement signed by defendant employer and its competitor to settle litigation involving hiring each other’s timeshare sales representatives; ...

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