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VDOC sued for firing employee on period (access required)

Where a dental hygienist at a Virginia correctional facility was allegedly terminated on suspicion of contraband even though her use of tampons during her period explained the discrepancies in sequential body scans, her Title VII sex discrimination claim may proceed. ...

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Suit against officials really against government (access required)

Where a consumer brought a challenge against CMS officials in their individual capacities, alleging they violated the Telephone Consumer Protection Act by authorizing robocalls, his lawsuit was in reality aimed against the federal government, to which sovereign immunity applied. Background ...

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