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Production of documents waived privilege (access required)

Because a school superintendent’s production of documents waived the right of privilege on records produced before a certain date, a former employee claiming gender-based wage bias may review them. Background In this action by a former public school employee claiming ...

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Government entitled to expenses in patent case (access required)

A biotechnology company that challenged a final decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board is responsible for covering the government’s non-personnel charges. Background Halozyme brought this action pursuant to 35 U.S.C. § 145, challenging a final decision issued by ...

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Plaintiff’s intended witness did not qualify as “comparator” (access required)

A man challenging his demotion at the transportation administration cannot rely on evidence from another demoted employee because the two were not similarly situated. Background Plaintiff is a former member of the Transportation Senior Executive Service at the Transportation Security ...

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