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

Scope of experts’ testimony at condemnation trial is clarified

In a trial over damages for land taken for an easement required for construction of a natural gas pipeline, the landowners’ expert may testify about the high demand for residential subdivisions, but cannot testify about the stigma attached to pipelines, ...

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Constitutional rights of ‘Unite the Right’ were not violated

Charlottesville officials did not effectuate a “heckler’s veto” of a Unite the Right rally because plaintiffs – a rally organizer and an attendee – had no constitutional right to state protection from private parties who try to suppress speech and ...

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Defendant’s failure to prepare witness results in second deposition, fees

Where the transcript showed the defendant’s corporate designee was not prepared to testify about several topics listed in the corporate deposition notice, a second deposition was ordered and defendant has to pay reasonable expenses and attorneys’ fees. Background Willie Henderson ...

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