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Officer, prosecutor immune in false arrest appeal (access required)

Handcuffs Policeman Criminal FEA

A police officer and a prosecutor who failed to revoke arrest warrants after learning that no crime was committed – leading to the arrests of an Alexandria couple – are immune from civil rights claims, a federal appeals court has ...

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‘Redistricting’ Plaintiffs Win $1.3M in Fees, Costs (access required)

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s dismissal of an appeal of a three-judge panel’s decision that Virginia’s 3rd Congressional District reflects an unconstitutional racial gerrymander, the panel lifts the stay on its earlier award of $779,189.39 in attorney’s ...

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Appeal Mooted by Road Funding Loss (access required)

The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s appeal from a judg­ment for two environmental conserva­tion groups who successfully challenged the environmental analysis favoring construction of the Gaston East-West Connector toll road, is moot, as the state legislature has stripped funding for ...

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