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Tag Archives: Judge Pamela A. Harris

Judge’s Improper Comments Were ‘Plain Error’ (access required)

The 4th Circuit vacates the immigration fraud conviction of an Algerian native who entered the U.S. through the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, because the district judge’s “persistent and repeated” improper comments on the Program and its participants, all to the ...

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Pretrial Detainee Gets Hearing Before Discipline (access required)

A pretrial detainee was entitled to a hearing prior to being placed in disci­plinary segregation as punishment for two disciplinary infractions; the 4th Cir­cuit directs entry of judgment for plaintiff on his procedural due process claim, and remands plaintiff’s excessive ...

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