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09th Oct 2018

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Fourth Circuit Clarifies Rules for Designations of ACCA Predicate Convictions

By Samuel D. Gilleran and Nicholas T. Pappayliou Background On August 22, 2018, the Fourth Circuit decided United States...

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25th Sep 2018

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Fourth Circuit Rules on Mandatory Age-Discrimination Remedies

By Mackenzie Bluedorn and Jacqueline Canzoneri Relevant Facts This case began as an age discrimination claim.  The Equal Employment...

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11th Sep 2018

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First Amendment on Campus: Fourth Circuit Upholds University’s Discrimination and Harassment Investigation

By Hayley Degnan Facts In 2015, Ross Abbott (“Abbott”), a student from the University of South Carolina (“USC”) met...

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30th Apr 2018

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Can Schools Discipline Students for Social Media Posts?

by: Hanna Monson and Sarah Spangenburg Introduction One recent issue circulating the legal world involves whether schools can discipline...

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21st Mar 2018

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Fourth Circuit Limits Qualified Immunity in Sexually Intrusive Searches

By: Hailey Cleek & Mike Garrigan In 2014, David E. Abbott, a detective with the Manassas City Police Department...

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21st Nov 2017

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Fourth Circuit Grants Hearing On New Presidential Proclamation Limiting Immigration

By Hailey Cleek & Raquel Macgregor On November 6th, the Fourth Circuit granted a hearing en banc to review...

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23rd Oct 2017

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Religion: Friend or Foe to the IEP?

Overview M.L. was born in 2003 with Down Syndrome and lives with his family in an Orthodox Jewish community...