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23rd Apr 2019

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North Carolina Counties Still Liable for Attorney’s Fees Even When Involuntarily Redistricted by the State

By Nicholas Pappayliou and Samuel Gilleran Early last week, the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that victorious plaintiff...

Judges of the Fourth Circuit – Hon. Karen J. Williams

By Jason Wiener Karen J. Williams was born in Orangeburg, South Carolina on August 4, 1951. After receiving her...

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09th Apr 2019

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4th Circuit: Lessons on Islam Don’t Violate Christian Student’s Rights

By Caroline Hamilton and Alex Prunka During the 2014­–15 school year, Caleigh Wood was an eleventh grade student at...

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09th Apr 2019

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Weekly Roundup – 4/1 – 4/5

By: Sophia Pappalardo & Kenya Parrish United States v. James Michael Farrell In this criminal case, Appellant was convicted...

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02nd Apr 2019

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Judges of the Fourth Circuit – Hon. J. Michael Luttig

By Agustin Martinez and Ashley Oldfield Born in 1954 in Tyler, Texas, former Judge J. Michael Luttig attended Washington...

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29th Mar 2019

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Weekly Roundup – 3/25-3/29

R.F. v. Cecil County Public Schools This case is a civil case where the parents of a child with...

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26th Mar 2019

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Fourth Circuit Rules on Equal Pay

By Melissa McKinney and Sarah Orwig  Facts In Spencer v. University of Virginia,Zoe Spencer, Professor of Sociology at Virginia...

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22nd Mar 2019

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Weekly Roundup: 3/18-3/22

By Matthew Hooker Spencer v. Virginia State Univ.             In this civil case, the Fourth Circuit affirmed a grant of...

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19th Mar 2019

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Judges of the Fourth Circuit – Hon. Judge Clyde Hamilton

By Elliott Beale and Cassidy Webb Senior Judge Clyde H. Hamilton was born in 1934 in the town of...

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08th Mar 2019

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Weekly Round-Up 3/1-3/8

By Tristan Meagher & Nick McCauslin United States v. Mills In this criminal case, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the...

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04th Mar 2019

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Fourth Circuit Joins the Third and Ninth Circuits on Aggregating Threats of Torture for an Immigrant to Meet His or Her Burden of Proof under a “CAT” Claim

By Hayley Degnan Factual Background          In 2005, the Appellant, Eduardo Rodriguez-Arias (“Rodriguez”), fled his native country of El...

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26th Feb 2019

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Judges of the Fourth Circuit – Hon. Paul V. Niemeyer

By Sophia Pappalardo and Kenya Parrish Judge Paul V. Niemeyer was born in Princeton, New Jersey in 1941.  After...