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New evidence wouldn’t change outcome of habeas petitions (access required)

Although the defendant argued the commonwealth violated his constitutional rights by failing to produce potentially exculpatory evidence, his petition for a successive habeas petition was denied because he could not demonstrate that newly discovered evidence would have resulted in a ...

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Termination was not based on PTSD diagnosis (access required)

Although the employee argued that temporal proximity, a letter of recommendation and new evidence submitted in response to the Report and Recommendation were sufficient to avoid summary judgment, her arguments and materials failed to demonstrate that PTSD diagnosis was the ...

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Employer’s litigation conduct did not waive arbitration (access required)

A national staffing agency that was sued by its recruiters for overtime wages litigated various pretrial motions and engaged in discovery. However, it filed its first motion to compel arbitration shortly after the recruiters filed suit, the parties held discussions at ...

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