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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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‘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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