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

Judge rejects immunity for officers who locked up overdose patient (access required)

Officers that arrested and jailed a severely intoxicated man who later died of an overdose are not entitled to qualified immunity in a lawsuit alleging they should have sought medical help, a federal appeals court has ruled. The ruling by ...

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No jurisdiction over France.com trademark suit (access required)

Where French trial and appellate courts previously declared the French Republic, and not a California company, is the rightful owner of the domain name France.com, the French Republic was immune from France.com’s trademark and cybersquatting suit. Background In 1994, a ...

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No error in sex trafficking conviction (access required)

Where a defendant convicted for sex trafficking minors and using interstate facilities to promote an enterprise involving a prostitution offense claimed on appeal that motions to suppress should have been granted, expert testimony was improperly allowed and evidentiary rulings were ...

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