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Judgment Debtor Sanctioned for Discovery Delays (access required)

In this action arising out of the unauthorized distribution of DIRECTV satellite programming to viewers at Massanutten Resort, a Harrisonburg U.S. District Court grants DIRECTV’s motion and awards $5,285 in attorney’s fees and expenses as a sanction against judgment debtors ...

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Lease’s Restrictive Covenant Is ‘Ambiguous’ (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court denies plaintiff shopping center owner’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in this dispute over defendant lessee’s sublease of space to another tenant, after vacating the premises and opening a new supermarket across the street ...

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No Sentence Reduction for ‘Career Offender’ (access required)

A defendant serving a sentence for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine is not eligible for a sentence reduction pursuant to Amendment 782 to the federal sentencing guidelines; because he was sentenced pursuant to the career offender guideline, the Abingdon U.S. District ...

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Creditor’s Claim to Forfeited Property Denied (access required)

In the wake of the prosecution of defendant cigarette manufacturer and forfeiture of its property, an Abingdon U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation to dismiss a claim to the forfeited property filed by petitioner, a supplier of cigarette ...

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