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Malicious prosecution claim dismissed against housing authority (access required)

Where a malicious prosecution claim requires that the plaintiff obtained favorable termination of the underlying criminal prosecution, a woman’s claim that the Wise County Housing Authority brought false criminal charges against her was dismissed because the underlying state action was ...

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Moderator didn’t violate First Amendment rights (access required)

Where a professor moderating a microaggression panel allowed a student to speak for several minutes before moving on to another attendee’s question, her refusal to let him continue asking questions was not First Amendment retaliation. Background This memorandum opinion provides ...

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Disgruntled homeowner’s lawsuit dismissed (access required)

Where a disgruntled homeowner sued both federal and private defendants for claims relating to her home purchase, maintenance and foreclosure proceedings, but there was no subject matter jurisdiction over the federal defendants, and the claims against all defendants failed to ...

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