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24th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Denies Federal Jurisdiction Under Tax Injunction Act Despite Artful Pleading

By Sophia Blair On January 24, 2017, the Fourth Circuit published Gwozdz v. Healthport Tech., LLC, a civil case. Lawrence...

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16th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Reaffirms Principle That A Police Chief With Reasonable Belief That Detectives Are Acting Within Scope of Employment Is Entitled To Qualified Immunity from First Amendment Retaliation Claims

By M. Allie Clayton On February 15, 2017, in the civil case of Crouse v. Town of Moncks Corner,...

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15th Feb 2017

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Guest post: Abilt v. CIA: The Secret Case of the Sleepy Spy

On February 8, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case, Abilt v. CIA. The following...

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14th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Adopts “Absolute Veto Power” of AG for False Claims Settlements

By Kelsey Hyde Today, in the civil case of United States ex rel. Michaels v. Agape Senior Community, Inc.,...

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13th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Reverses and Remands Denial of Social Security Benefits

By: Kristina Wilson On Thursday, January 19, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case...

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10th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Applies Plain Meaning to Bankruptcy Statute

By Sophia Blair On January 5, 2017, the Fourth Circuit published an amended opinion for the civil case, Lynch v....

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06th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Data Breach Lawsuit for Lack of Subject-Matter Jurisdiction

By John Van Swearingen On February 6, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case...

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28th Jan 2017

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Fourth Circuit Reiterates Two-Step Framework for Determining Joint Employment Under the FLSA

By Katie Baiocchi On January 25, 2017, the Fourth Circuit published Marlon Hall v. DIRECTV, LLC, a civil case....

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28th Jan 2017

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ERISA Preempts Employee Life Insurance Claim

By Sophia Blair On January 27, 2016, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case, Prince v....

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26th Jan 2017

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Verdict for Plaintiffs in Products Liability Action

By Mickey Herman On Thursday, January 17, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case Huskey...

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01st Dec 2016

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of FTCA Claim For Untimely Filing

By Sophia Blair On November 22, 2016, the Fourth Circuit published Raplee v. United States of America, a civil...

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30th Nov 2016

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Fourth Circuit Refuses to Challenge Arbitration Award

By Ali Fenno On November 22, 2016, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the civil case of...