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Investigators Get Overtime Pay, Prejudgment Interest (access required)

Investigators of fraudulent insurance claims are entitled to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York labor law, and the 4th Circuit upholds summary judgment for plaintiff investigators on their FLSA classification but finds GEICO acted reasonably ...

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N.C. Conviction Not ‘Domestic Violence’ (access required)

On rehearing of its decision ordering reinstatement of a firearms charge based on a prior North Carolina conviction purportedly amounting to a “misdemeanor crime of domestic violence” under 18 U.S.C. § 921(a)(33)(A), the 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of the indictment;  ...

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Court Must ‘Individualize’ Sentences (access required)

A district court erred in handing down identical sentences to three defendants convicted in a convenience-store-robbery spree over a four-day period in Fayetteville, N.C.; the 4th Circuit says the trial court committed procedural error because it offered no individualized rationale ...

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