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4th Cir.: Substitute judge erred in granting reconsideration (access required)

After the initial trial judge’s retirement, the re-assignment judge erred in reconsidering and effectively reversing a highly fact-dependent decision to recognize the defendants’ immunity from suit. The reconsideration exceeded the bounds of Rule 54. Background Defendants Jason Carpenter, Christopher Small, Big South Wholesale LLC, and Big South Wholesale of Virginia LLC appeal the district judge’s order granting ...