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No evidence that race affected loan negotiations (access required)

Commercial Conditions requested by the City of Greensboro in connection with a proposed loan to a minority-owned television network were not unreasonable or overly burdensome. Moreover, the network did not present additional evidence establishing “a causal nexus” between any harm ...

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‘Limited fund’ settlement involving law school approved (access required)

Where there was “ample evidence” that Charlotte School of Law had limited funds to settle a class action over its compliance with the American Bar Association’s accreditation standards and the settlement was fair, reasonable and adequate, the court did not ...

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Class certified in peanut industry antitrust case (access required)

Where emails, conversations and deposition testimony, as well as the plaintiffs’ expert, suggested collusion among the defendants in the peanut selling industry resulted in approximately 12,000 farmers being underpaid, a class was certified. Background Plaintiffs are a group of peanut ...

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Contractor’s contract claim can’t be turned into fraud claim (access required)

Where a party to a teaming agreement alleged the other party breached a contractual obligation to provide resumes and certifications by submitting false and forged certifications and resumes, the fraud claim was dismissed because the source of the obligation was ...

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Fraudulent billing suit goes forward (access required)

Where the government’s complaint identified the mental health provider’s fraudulent conduct, claimed the provider acted with deliberate ignorance or reckless disregard of that conduct, plausibly alleged the government would not have paid the false invoices and provided examples of false ...

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