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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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23rd Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Remands Deaf Prisoner’s Claims that Prison Failed to Accommodate

By Mike Stephens On Thursday, February 23, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in Heyer v. U.S. Bureau...

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23rd Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Upholds Traffic Stop as Constitutional Under the Fourth Amendment

  By Kelsey Mellan On February 23, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in United States v....

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20th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Affirms Sentencing Enhancements for “Relevant Conduct”

By John Van Swearingen On January 24, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in the criminal case...

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16th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit: Government Did Not Breach Plea Agreement

By Mickey Herman On Thursday, January 11, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in United States v....

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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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09th Feb 2017

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Fourth Circuit Upholds Criminal Sentence for “Threatening Communication” Charge

By Kelsey Mellan On February 9, 2017, the Fourth Circuit issued a published opinion in United States v. Spencer,...

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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...