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Civil Procedure – Standing – Civic Advocacy Group – Metrorail Project (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says plaintiffs, a developer and a civic advocacy group established to monitor development of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, lack standing to pursue their 15-count complaint. Plaintiffs are a Virginia-based LLC which owns property adjoining ...

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Employment Discrimination – Race – Title VII – ‘Employer’ – Indirect Subsidiary (access required)

In this first-impression case, an Alexandria U.S. District Court denies reconsideration of its earlier decision that an African-American plaintiff can bring a Title VII race discrimination claim against the indirect subsidiary of an Alaska Native Corporation, which is an “employer” ...

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Intellectual Property – Student Papers – Plagiarism Website – Fair Use (access required)

A graduate student’s lawsuit against a proprietary Web site, “Turnitin,” used by schools to screen student papers for plagiarism and that digitally archives papers turned in by students, is dismissed because plaintiff’s claims for replevin, conversion and unjust enrichment are ...

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Contract – Unjust Enrichment – AdWords Program – Trademark (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court says Rosetta Stone, a language-learning software company, cannot recover damages from Google on a claim for unjust enrichment alleging that Google actively assists third-party advertisers to mislead consumers and misappropriate Rosetta Stone’s trademarks in its ...

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