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Plaintiff drops federal claims to orchestrate return to state court (access required)

Where some employees of Roanoke city jail who were sued for their alleged role in the death of an inmate removed the case to federal court, the plaintiff was allowed to drop her federal claims, leading to the case being returned to state court. It was not bad faith for her to voluntarily dismiss the ...