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Tag Archives: Judge Glen E. Conrad

Certification group can intervene in mattress suit (access required)

Where two organic mattress companies are involved in litigation over whether the defendant is improperly representing its mattresses as certified to meet the requirements of the Global Organic Textile Standard, or GOTS, an entity that implements the GOTS program was ...

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Certification group can intervene in mattress suit (access required)

Where two organic mattress companies are involved in litigation over whether the defendant is improperly representing its mattresses as certified to meet the requirements of the Global Organic Textile Standard, or GOTS, an entity that implements the GOTS program was ...

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Suit against New York corporation will proceed in Virginia (access required)

Where a Virginia company brought a breach of contract action in Virginia and the New York-based defendant argued the Virginia court lacked personal jurisdiction, that dismissal was warranted because of a previously filed case in New York and that the ...

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Employees given second chance on wrongful termination (access required)

Where employees suing their former employers for wrongful termination related to alleged criminal activity failed to plead facts sufficient to fit within Virginia’s narrow exception to at-will employment, they may try again based upon their representations they had additional facts ...

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Bank’s no-hire decision not based on race or age (access required)

Where a bank showed it had a legitimate, nondiscriminatory reason not to hire the plaintiff and her own testimony corroborated that she struggled to maintain profitability in a prior bank position, no reasonable jury member would find that age or ...

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Restriction on firearm sales upheld (access required)

Although statutes prohibiting firearm sales by federal firearms licensees to persons under 21 were challenged as a violation of both Second and Fifth Amendment rights, the statutes are facially valid and survived an as-applied challenge under intermediate scrutiny. Background Plaintiffs ...

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Farmer’s petition dismissed after multiple unsuccessful plans (access required)

Where a farmer’s four reorganization plans included unreliable and inaccurate projections will not have an opportunity to submit a fifth plan. Background Dale W. Akers’ filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 12 on May 3, 2017. His  farming operations include ...

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