Tag Archives: Judge Glen E. Conrad

In camera review doesn’t back deliberate process claim (access required)

Although the Council on Environmental Quality, or CEQ, claimed the production of dozens of unredacted documents would chill speech, stifle “frank and open discussions” and confuse the public, an in camera review did not support these assertions. Background Southern Environmental ...

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Termination was not ‘atrocious and utterly intolerable’ (access required)

Where a longtime bank employee was terminated and marched out the front door in view of employees and customers, she may have suffered distress, but the termination did not rise to the level of “the most execrable conduct” required to ...

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Plaintiff lacks standing to challenge firearm statute (access required)

Where the plaintiff’s argument that a new Virginia statute restricting a person’s access to firearms in certain circumstances was unconstitutional and would inhibit his ability to express himself out of fear he might be subjected to the statute, was speculative ...

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Experts may testify about lost earnings at damages trial (access required)

Experts’ conclusions about the lost earning capacity of a woman injured in a motor vehicle accident were not based on an unfounded assumption of full-time employment, or “entirely upon statistics and assumptions.” The defendants can cross examine the experts about ...

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Evidence backs conclusion debtor purchased equipment (access required)

Where a dental equipment manufacturer failed to show the sole shareholder of a dental practice, and not the dental practice now in bankruptcy, purchased and owned the equipment, the extrinsic evidence supported the conclusion the purchaser was most likely the ...

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Mortgagee lacks standing to challenge assignment (access required)

Although the Virginia Supreme Court has never “squarely” addressed whether a borrower lacks standing to challenge the securitization and assignment of his home mortgage, the court’s numerous decisions support that conclusion. Background In 2003, Timothy P. Flinn, a Virginia resident, ...

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