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Judge tosses federal charges for Brady violation (access required)

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An Alexandria federal judge has thrown out criminal charges against two people accused in an illegal “visa-for-sale” scheme based on prosecutors’ failure to disclose information about trial witnesses. The unusual action by U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema came in ...

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Overtime-Pay Lawyer’s Fees Double Recovery (access required)

In plaintiff dental technician’s suit for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Stan­dards Act, settled for $10,000, plus rea­sonable attorney’s fees, an Alexandria U.S. District Court awards plaintiff $23,875 in attorney’s fees and $733 in litigation costs, compensating plaintiff’s lawyer ...

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Company Can’t Claw Back ‘Privileged’ Docs (access required)

In plaintiff company’s suit seeking in­demnification for a New Mexico tax as­sessment for an office that defendant seller allegedly concealed from plaintiff in the parties’ Stock Purchase agreement, the Alexandria U.S. District Court sustains de­fendant’s objection to a magistrate judge’s ...

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