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Tag Archives: Judge Henry E. Hudson

No federal question jurisdiction over Virginia servicemember’s claim (access required)

Where a servicemember’s claim was brought under Virginia’s codification of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, or SCRA, resolution of that claim did not involve federal law as to provide federal question jurisdiction. Background This is a civil action alleging a ...

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Two abortion rules struck, remaining provisions upheld (access required)

Although two provisions of Virginia’s abortion statutes and regulations were invalidated or enjoined, the remaining provisions were upheld because they did not unduly burden a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. Background At issue in this case is ...

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Developer could not sue government contractor for copyright infringement (access required)

Where a developer created software to automate government defense contract review and the government later worked with a private company to create a derivative work using the software’s source code, the developer was barred from suing the company for copyright ...

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Challenge to abortion restrictions move forward (access required)

Both parties’ motions for summary judgment were denied as there are disputed issues of material fact over the impact of multiple restrictions on the location of abortions and regulation of facilities. However, the terms “hospital” and “second trimester” are not ...

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Former VSU student’s discipline did not violate his civil rights (access required)

A former Virginia State University student who was disciplined for his alleged role in an altercation with a female student did not allege facts that plausibly suggested the discipline was based on his gender or violated his civil rights. Background ...

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