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Child Porn Defendant Denied IT Discovery (access required)

Following prior opinions of the East­ern District of Virginia covering the same Fourth Amendment issues, a Norfolk U.S. District Court upholds the government’s use of a Network Inves­tigative Technique to conduct searches of personal computers after its seizure of “Playpen,” ...

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Prof’s ‘Comparators’ Don’t Show Wage Bias (access required)

Plaintiff associate professor’s allega­tions of higher pay for six male faculty members in different university de­partments, citing their alleged lesser experience, lower teaching loads and lower enrollments in their classes, are not sufficient to state a claim under the Equal ...

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No Early Injunction on Restrictive Covenant Claims (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies a preliminary injunction to plaintiff credit union, who alleges de­fendants have conspired to establish a new business to compete with the credit union’s previously acquired divi­sion to promote government loans, pur­chased from several of ...

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Test Adopted for Actions with Foreign Terrorist Group (access required)

In assessing defendant Somali na­tionals’ fundraising and Internet chat activities with other Somali natives working with the identified Foreign Terrorist Organization al-Shabaab (AS), an Alexandria U.S. District Court adopts a multi-factor test and con­cludes the husband-and-wife defen­dants were sufficiently associated ...

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Alternate Lead Plaintiff OK’d in Securities Case (access required)

In this securities fraud class action, the Alexandria U.S. District Court will not exempt an institutional investor with the largest loss from the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act’s requirement that a securities fraud plaintiff may serve as lead plaintiff in ...

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