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Plaintiff Can’t Force DHS to Share Docs (access required)

A plaintiff who is facing Virginia state court charges for possession of child pornography cannot challenge defendant Department of Homeland Security’s invocation of Touhy reg­ulations to refuse to disclose documentary and testimonial information related to DHS’ in­vestigation of plaintiff; an ...

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Business Owner Can Sue for Conspiracy, Not Due Process (access required)

A Sussex County restaurant and lounge cannot sue the county sheriff and a deputy for due process or Fourth Amendment vi­olations for allegedly forcing it to hire and pay off-duty uniformed deputies as security; decreasing the maximum occupancy of its ...

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Court Enjoins School Accreditation Denial (access required)

Defendant accrediting body did not follow its own internal procedures for reviewing plaintiff university’s application to renew its accreditation, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants the university a preliminary injunction allowing it to continue operating during its efforts to ...

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Deputy Has Immunity in Prescription Fraud Arrest (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says it was a “close question” whether a deputy had prob­able cause to arrest plaintiff for prescription fraud based on a pharmacist’s report that the woman’s prescription fulfillment histo­ry raised “red flags,” but says the ...

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Court Dismisses Gay Plaintiff’s Title VII Bias Claim (access required)

A male administrative assistant who al­leges he was paid less than female adminis­trative assistants can sue defendant universi­ty under the Equal Pay Act and for Title VII retaliation arising from an alleged refusal to allow him to take classes after ...

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Army nurse sues her own hospital for baby’s death – $1,175,000 Settlement (access required)

A nurse-soldier who accused her peers at an Army hospital of letting her son suffocate in a mis­handled labor and deliv­ery has won a seven-fig­ure settlement from the U.S. government. The plaintiff was a 26-year-old, active-duty enlisted soldier in the ...

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