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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Western District

Fair Credit Reporting Act – Standing – Summary Judgment (access required)

Phillips v. Trans Union LLC (VLW No. 017-3-477, 15 pp.) (Moon, J.) 3:16-cv-00088; W.D. Va. Holding:  Where plaintiff debtor sued defendant loan servicer for providing inaccurate information to a credit reporting agency, in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, ...

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Evidence – Motions to Quash – Confidentiality (access required)

U.S. v. Pomrenke (VLW No. 017-3-458, 4 pp.) (Sargent, M.J.) 1:17-cr-00023; W.D. Va. Holding:  In this motion to quash subpoenas for production and testimony issued by the United States in connection with a criminal proceeding, the interests of the Judicial ...

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Trump to name U.S. attorney candidate for Western District (access required)

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ROANOKE – President Donald Trump could soon nominate a candidate for the job of U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia, according to Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-6th. Goodlatte told Roanoke lawyers one name is now under consideration. Goodlatte did ...

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Lawyers avoid sanctions, disqualification in fire loss case (access required)

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A federal judge has declined to sanction a group of Virginia lawyers in an insurance coverage dispute, even though the judge said the attorneys “fell far short” of their ethical responsibility in handling the surprise disclosure of their opponent’s claims ...

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ACCA Vagueness, VICAR Violations and Defining Violent Crimes (access required)

Alleged members of the Mad Stone Bloods gang request that a Roanoke U.S. District Court dismiss the counts in the superseding indictment charging them with the use and discharge of firearms during crimes of violence, in violation of 18 U.S.C. ...

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Notice Sufficient, “Applicable Law” Does Not Incorporate Future Law (access required)

Plaintiff asserts three defendants failed to comply with the terms of the note and deed of trust on her home and seeks to rescind the sale of her property to a fourth defendant, all four of whom were involved in ...

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