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‘Forum shopping’ prompts transfer of suit to DC (access required)

A libel suit brought by Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., against The Washington Post and a DC-based reporter was transferred to DC federal district court because there was no “substantial connection” to Virginia, the parties and witnesses were based in DC and it was apparent that “forum shopping is afoot” as demonstrated by Nunes’s history of ...