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4th Circuit Haikus: Employment Law Update

Having trouble keeping up with the 4th Circuit’s binding precedent? The Op Shop is here to help, with the court’s published opinions paraphrased to the size of a haiku poem. This edition covers recent rulings in the area of labor ...

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018-7-226 – Commonwealth v. Law (U)

Commonwealth v. Law, Record No. 0594-18-3, Sept. 4, 2018. CAV (Huff), from Franklin Cir. Ct. (Perdue). Lauren C. Campbell for Appellant; John T. Boitnott for Appellee. VLW No. 018-7-226, 9 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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018-3-365 – Gibbs v. Plain Green LLC (access required)

Gibbs v. Plain Green LLC, Case No. 3:17cv495, Aug. 31, 2018. EDVA at Richmond (Lauck). VLW No. 018-3-365, 12 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion

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EDVA: Single action improper against online counterfeit defendants (access required)

The actions of 28 Chinese entities selling counterfeit goods on the internet did not arise out of the same transaction or occurrence, and they must be severed into individual suits. Background The Defendants, 28 unrelated individuals and entities located in the People’s ...

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018-3-361 – Gryder v. HCL Am. Inc. (access required)

Gryder v. HCL Am. Inc., Case No. 1:17cv1258, Aug.30, 2018. EDVA at Alexandria (Hilton). VLW No. 018-3-361, 6 pp. Download Full-Text Opinion

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