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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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Late Mail Check No Excuse for Default (access required)

Defendants have failed to proffer evidence of a meritorious defense or counterclaim to plaintiffs’ suit alleging breach of contract, resulting trust, fraudulent misrepresentation and common law conspiracy to commit fraud, and plaintiffs are entitled to a default judgment, says an ...

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No Private School Tuition for IDEA Claim (access required)

A student who is a cancer survivor with hearing impairment, specific learning disability and other health impairment under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act has received a free appropriate education through defendant school board’s Individualized Education Program for the student, ...

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