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Recruit fails to plead facts showing discrimination (access required)

Where a Black female alleged she was treated differently than white mail recruits while training at the Prince William County Jail Basic Academy, but the complaint contained no facts showing that she and the “male and or white recruits” were ...

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Court limits discovery in pharma antitrust suit (access required)

Where two pharmaceutical companies accused of violating antitrust laws sought discovery from new plaintiffs who recently joined the suit, the magistrate judge limited the requests to those topics that were relevant in the long-running suit and proportionate to the companies’ ...

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Foreign manufacturer dodges exploding battery suit (access required)

Where a Virginia resident sued a manufacturer after its e-cigarette battery allegedly exploded, causing severe burns to his body, but the Korean-based manufacturer did not purposefully avail itself of the privilege of conducting activities in Virginia, the court lacked personal ...

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