E.L. v. Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Educ. (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-201-14, 20 pp.) (Diaz, J.) No. 13-2330, Dec. 3, 2014; USDC at Greensboro, N.C. (Schroeder, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Parents challenging a school’s Individualized Education Plan for their nine-year-old autistic ...Read More »
West v. Murphy (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-188-14, 21 pp.) (Wilkinson, J.) No. 13-2014, Nov. 14, 2014; USDC at Baltimore, Md. (Blake, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Correctional officers at Baltimore Central Booking & Intake Center who conducted routine strip searches of ...Read More »
Cantley v. W.Va. Regional Jail & Corr. Facility Authority (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-189-14, 17 pp.) (Wilkinson, J.) No. 13-7655, Nov. 14, 2014; USDC at Huntington, W.Va. (Chambers, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: In this consolidated appeal of civil rights suits by ...Read More »
Duke v. State of North Carolina (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-171-14, 69 pp.) (Wynn, J.) No. 14-1845, Oct. 1, 2014; USDC at Greensboro, N.C. (Schroeder, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit reverses denial of an injunction against provisions of a ...Read More »
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Stogsdill v. South Carolina Department of Health & Human Services (Lawyers Weekly No. 011-107-14, 13 pp.) (Aphrodite Konduros, J.) Appealed from the Administrative Law Court (Carolyn Matthews, ALJ) S.C. App. Holding: Appellant produced uncontradicted evidence that the respondent’s reduction in ...Read More »
Robinson v. Carealliance Health Services (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-167-14, 9 pp.) (Richard Gergel, J.) 2:13-cv-01916; D.S.C. Holding: As a physician with staff privileges at the defendant-hospital, plaintiff is not an employee and so may not seek accommodation under Title I ...
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Smith v. Murphy (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-164-14, 10 pp.) (Joseph Anderson Jr., J.) 0:11-cv-02395; D.S.C. Holding: The defendant-law enforcement officers were providing security at a crowded racetrack when, after a collision damaged plaintiff’s car, they were warned – purportedly by ...Read More »
Sloan v. South Carolina Department of Revenue (Lawyers Weekly No. 010-098-14, 6 pp.) (John Kittredge, J.) (Costa Pleicones, J., joined by Kaye Hearn, J., concurring in part & dissenting in part) Appealed from Richland County Circuit Court (G. Thomas Cooper ...
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