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Mortgage Company Wants to Enforce Repurchase Contract (access required)

On recommendation of the magistrate judge, a Richmond U.S. District Court refuses to dismiss plaintiff mortgage company’s suit for specific performance to require defendant to repurchase four loans plaintiff bought during the past seven years that allegedly were subject to ...

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No Civil Rights Claim from Detainee’s Suicide Attempt (access required)

Adopting the recommendation of the magistrate judge, a Richmond U.S. District Court dismisses this civil rights suit filed by the guardian of a woman who remains in a nursing home in a persistent vegetative state after surviving a suicide attempt ...

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No Venue Change in Ad-Display Patent Case (access required)

Although all three defendants have their principal places of business in New York, plaintiff, who is trying to protect its patents relating to web-advertising display, is entitled to keep the suit in the Norfolk U.S. District Court because plaintiff’s development, ...

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Trademark Dispute Is ‘Off to the Races’ (access required)

In this dispute over the rights to the service mark for “Strawberry Hill Races,” a century-old steeplechase horse racing tradition in Richmond, a Richmond U.S. District Court will allow plaintiff mark owners, who purchased the mark at a bankruptcy auction, ...

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Fees Awarded After Spoliation Dismissal (access required)

After dismissing plaintiff’s suing alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family Medical Leave Act, due to defendant’s destruction of his computer records and his computer, an Alexandria U.S. District Court orders plaintiff to pay attorney’s fees ...

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Four-Year Limitations for Post-Contract Bias (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of defendant’s motion to dismiss this suit by plaintiff who alleges race discrimination by defendant state university in violation of 42 U.S.C. § 1981; on a first-impression question, the court says the four-year ...

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