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Tag Archives: U.S. District Court – Eastern District

Bifurcation of claims did not prejudice defendant (access required)

Where bifurcation of defendant’s misappropriation of trade secrets claims did not prejudice the defendant’s ability to defend against plaintiff’s antitrust and breach of contract claims and the verdict in the antitrust and breach of contract trial was amply supported, a ...

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Third party could produce data under subpoena (access required)

Where a third party that maintained confidential data for a defendant against whom plaintiffs’ claims had been stayed and the subject data was relevant to plaintiffs’ active claims against another defendant, the third party could produce the data without violating ...

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Wikileaks disclosure suit against Trump campaign dismissed (access required)

A suit against the Trump campaign for allegedly conspiring with Russia and Wikileaks to hack and release Democratic National Committee emails that included information about the plaintiffs was dismissed. The plaintiffs failed to plead essential facts, and some of their ...

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Plaintiff’s complaint amended to eliminate defendants (access required)

A plaintiff who sued four defendants, but then experienced difficulty serving them, was allowed to amend its complaint to eliminate claims against these defendants. Although the one named-and-served defendant argued it should be allowed to keep the other defendants in ...

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Challenge to law requiring educational courses be certified was viable (access required)

Where a state law prohibited plaintiffs from offering certain postsecondary educational programs without obtaining certification, plaintiffs could proceed on their claim that the law violated their First Amendment rights, but they were unable to demonstrate a likelihood of success on ...

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Withdrawal of job offer due to body mass index did not violate the ADA (access required)

An employer that withdrew a job offer to a prospective employee after a physical revealed that the prospective employee had a body mass index that qualified as obese did not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act where the employer was ...

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