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Employer must show reasons for pay disparity actually used (access required)

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In an Equal Pay Act case, an employer offering reasons for pay disparities between men and women must show it actually applied those reasons in the wage decision process to avoid liability, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ...

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Court distinguishes ineffective assistance, plain error (access required)

4tth Circuit Seal FEA

A North Carolina “career offender” serving 25 years after pleading guilty to gun and drug charges is looking at some degree of relief after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Dec. 21 that the standards of review for ...

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Lifting the cover on the auto exception (access required)

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A brief police search in a Charlottesville driveway in 2013 could lead the U.S. Supreme Court to define the scope of permissible warrantless searches. Arguments are scheduled Jan. 9 on whether the constitutional rules for vehicle searches are different when ...

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