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Tag Archives: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals News

4th Circuit: Jury should decide venue in ‘bath salts’ case (access required)

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A divided federal appeals panel has overturned the convictions of three accused drug distributors because a jury never was asked if the charges were brought in the right locality. A two-judge majority of a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit ...

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Fired detective’s federal job discrimination claim survives (access required)

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Even though he appealed his termination from a state grievance process, a fired Virginia State Police special agent did not lose his right to sue in federal court for discrimination under federal law, a federal appeals court has ruled. The ...

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Colonial Downer (access required)

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Allowing a young visitor to Colonial Williamsburg to eat his homemade meal with classmates in a historic tavern might be a necessary accommodation to his special dietary needs, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last ...

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