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Delivery Driver Discipline Not Discriminatory (access required)

An African-American package delivery driver who alleges race discrimination in his termination and retaliation when he was reassigned to a different route after he successfully grieved his termination, loses his case on summary judgment as the employer has demonstrated plaintiff’s ...

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Attorney’s Fees Awarded at NoVa Rates (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court awards defendant lender $20,000 in attorney’s fees that plaintiff borrower will have to pay should he bring a new lawsuit against defendant, after determining defendant was entitled to reasonable attorney’s fees for defendant’s costs for ...

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Pleading Standard Reviewed for Patent Cases (access required)

As the 4th Circuit has not applied the Twombly-Iqbal standard in a case alleging patent infringement, a Norfolk U.S. District Court applies a relevant decision of the Federal Circuit in reviewing defendants’ motion to dismiss. Plaintiff alleges defendants’ products, services, ...

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No Hostile Environment Despite Racial Slurs (access required)

A 56-year-old African-American woman who worked as an instructional assistant in a preschools autism program, who was counseled for a series of unexcused absences and other performance deficiencies, cannot sue for Title VII hostile environment based on allegations of two ...

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