I recently received a text from a lawyer friend telling me she wants to take hip-hop classes. “But I’m afraid I’ll make a fool of myself,” she said. As with many other attorneys, my friend regularly works 60+ hour ...
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Where corrections officials who were tipped off that an inmate with a history of attempting to smuggle contraband into prison might be planning to do it again stripped searched his visitor, the search was upheld because the officials, who witnessed ...Read More »
Where the jury was properly instructed, the district court did not err in answering a question from the jury, the defendant was permitted to develop his defense theory through cross-examination of an FBI agent and the jury’s verdict was supported ...Read More »
Where a multiyear software subscription contract was subject to an “appropriations” clause, and the record showed North Carolina’s Johnston County Board of Education decided not to appropriate money to the contract after the first year, the school board prevailed on ...Read More »
Where an appellant brought a qui tam action pro se, the court joined other circuits in holding a relator cannot bring a pro se qui tam action under the False Claims Act, or FCA, because the federal government could be ...Read More »
Two servicemembers discharged after the Air Force determined that HIV made them unfit for service were granted a preliminary injunction because they were likely to show the government violated the Administrative Procedure Act, or APA; that they would suffer irreparable ...Read More »
The refusal to enforce an Iraqi judgment because of concerns about the availability of discovery and motions in the Iraqi legal system was based on flawed analysis. The question to be considered is whether the defendant defaulted his right to ...Read More »
CHARLESTON (AP) — A black man who has worked for a decade at a Boeing plant in South Carolina says he’s been routinely subjected to racist harassment. News outlets report that Curtis Anthony is suing the company, saying his complaints ...Read More »
An assistant public defender has made out a claim under the First Amendment where he was fired, allegedly because he spoke out publicly about perceived prosecutorial misconduct. The court grants in part and denies in part defendants’ motion for summary ...Read More »
BY THOMAS FRANZ BridgeTower Media Newswires A recently released survey highlights the continued trend of technological changes shaping the current and future legal industry. The 2019 Future Ready Lawyer Survey from Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory reveals that profitability is ...
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