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Salesman Claims Child-Care Based Gender Bias (access required)

A male pharmaceutical sales representative cannot sue for gender discrimination based on his supervisor’s inquiry about whether the salesman’s wife could take their children to school at 8:30 so the salesman could comply with the supervisor’s 8:00 a.m. start time ...

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Court Applies Liquidated Damages Clause (access required)

In this contract dispute arising out of defendant’s alleged breach of a maritime contract for delivery of two gantry container cranes to plaintiff terminal in Portsmouth, the Norfolk U.S. District Court grants defendant’s motion to limit plaintiff terminal’s recoverable damages ...

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Court’s Fee Award Less than ‘Laffey Matrix’ (access required)

Lawyers based in Washington D.C. who won plaintiff Project Vote’s suit seeking expanded access to voter registration records, are not entitled to attorney’s fees based on their projected hourly rates ranging from $374 for associates up to $734 for partners, ...

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Arbitration Ordered for Patent License Claim (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court decides the threshold question of arbitrability and directs the two sides in a dispute over an agreement to license patents for genetically engineered plant cells to arbitrate their dispute, but the court maintains jurisdiction and ...

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