Tag Archives: Judge A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr.

Girls claim charter school dress code violates Title IX (access required)

Where a charter school required girls to wear either skirts, jumpers or skorts, instead of pants or shorts, the district court must determine whether this requirement violated Title IX by excluding the plaintiffs from participation, denying them education benefits or ...

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Ocean City may ban females from going topless (access required)

Where the court previously held that protecting the portion of society that disfavored public display of female breasts furthers an important governmental interest, and the Supreme Court has not held otherwise, Ocean City’s ordinance prohibiting women from going topless was ...

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Record supported finding that railroad breached good faith duty (access required)

Where a railroad that was party to a guaranteed shipping contract did not expressly breach the agreement, but a jury could have found that its conduct violated the duty of good faith and fair dealing, the declaratory judgment against it ...

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Opioid-related suit to remain in federal court (access required)

Where Arlington County sued a host of opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies in state court for causing, or contributing to, the opioid epidemic in the county, two subcontractors properly removed the suit to federal court. Their operation of a government ...

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Shorter time frame does not render arbitration pact unconscionable (access required)

Where a truck driver claimed an arbitration agreement involved in resolving a dispute with his employer was unconscionable because it shortened all applicable statutes of limitation to one year, the limited time period was not unreasonably short, and the agreement ...

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