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HS counselor can’t prove discrimination (access required)

The court granted summary judgment to Prince William County School Board on discrimination claims by Plaintiff Kwame Yeboah-Kankam, an African-American male originally from Ghana. The court also dismissed Yeboah’s claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress. Yeboah was hired as ...

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Contractor Can’t Challenge Space Program (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff contractor’s suit seeking to enjoin the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s program for Robotic Servicing of Geosynchronous Satellites Program, which plaintiff says violates multiple provisions of the 2010 National Space Policy and therefore ...

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Court Upholds Patent Lawyer’s Suspension (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court upholds a two-year suspension of plaintiff patent attorney’s license to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, on charges including his having signed a paper filed with the USPTO without first conducting a reasonable ...

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Contractor Not ‘Joint Employer’ in Bias Case (access required)

Defendant government contractor wins summary judgment in this pregnancy discrimination suit filed by the founder and sole employee of a subcontractor who alleges she was terminated because of her pregnancy; defendant was not plaintiff’s joint employer, says an Alexandria U.S. ...

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Credit Union Employee’s Age, Sex Bias Claims Fail (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiff’s complaint alleging sexual harassment and age discrimination, based on allegations that her employer reassigned her to work with a coworker who had touched her, rubbed her shoulders and hit her hard enough to ...

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