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Virginia Tech’s administrative remedy argument fails (access required)

Where the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued a right to-sue-letter less than 180 days after the plaintiff filed a charge of discrimination against Virginia Tech, the college’s argument that administrative remedies had not been exhausted was rejected because the EEOC ...

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Giving evidence to grand jury wasn’t misconduct (access required)

Where the government prosecuting a pharmaceutical company over alleged fraud stemming from the development and marketing of prescription drugs presented to the grand jury evidence of a prior conviction of an individual doctor, its conduct did not warrant dismissal of ...

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Sentence reduced to time served under First Step Act (access required)

Although the government argued that the defendant should be sentenced based on the amount of cocaine for which he was found responsible under the Presentence Investigation Report, or PSR, the defendant qualified for a sentence reduction under the First Step ...

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Certification group can intervene in mattress suit (access required)

Where two organic mattress companies are involved in litigation over whether the defendant is improperly representing its mattresses as certified to meet the requirements of the Global Organic Textile Standard, or GOTS, an entity that implements the GOTS program was ...

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Certification group can intervene in mattress suit (access required)

Where two organic mattress companies are involved in litigation over whether the defendant is improperly representing its mattresses as certified to meet the requirements of the Global Organic Textile Standard, or GOTS, an entity that implements the GOTS program was ...

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