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School sanctioned for failing to maintain assault investigation records (access required)

Where a school board directly violated its own policy by failing to preserve certain documents relating to the school’s investigation into a student’s allegations that she had been sexually assaulted during an overnight school trip, the board was sanctioned for ...

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Injured student could not assert 14th Amendment claim against school (access required)

A student who was significantly injured during gym class while playing a game that had previously injured students could not sue the school board for violating his right to bodily integrity because the school did not have a sufficiently special ...

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Jaguar’s tech infringement suit against Bentley goes forward (access required)

Jaguar’s patent for a terrain response technology that electronically controlled various vehicle subsystems to optimize a vehicle’s performance on different types of terrain was valid because the patent claims were not directed at an abstract concept and, if even if ...

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Court reconciles seemingly redundant FCRA provisions for first time (access required)

To avoid concluding that two preemption provisions in the Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FCRA, are redundant, the court, for the first time, joined other district courts in holding that one preemption provision applied to state statutory claims and the ...

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Order of sale of property approved assumption of lease for that property (access required)

Where an order of sale approved a purchase agreement for debtors to sell certain property, and the agreement provided that the lease for the property would be transferred to the buyer pursuant to assumption and assignment and the debtors would ...

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