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Prudencio v. Holder

United States Fourth Circuit
Administrative Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Immigration Law
In removal proceedings against a lawful permanent resident who was convicted of contributing to the delinquency of a minor in violation of Virginia...
01/30/2012 10-2382

Sennett v. US

United States Fourth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Injury & Tort Law, Media Law
In a suit by a photojournalist seeking money damages against the federal government for FBI agents' alleged violations of the Privacy Protection Act...
01/30/2012 11-1421

Minor v. Bostwick Laboratories, Inc.

United States Fourth Circuit
Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law
In a suit alleging that an employee's termination was in retaliation for reporting alleged Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) violations internally to...
01/27/2012 10-1258

US v. Gaines

United States Fourth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Evidence
In a prosecution for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in which the defendant moved to suppress--as "fruit of the poisonous tree"--a...
01/27/2012 11-4032

Turkson v. Holder

United States Fourth Circuit
Administrative Law, Immigration Law
In removal proceedings in which the immigration judge's decision deferring removal was reversed by the BIA, petition for review is granted and the BIA...
01/26/2012 10-1984

EEOC v. Great Steaks, Inc.

United States Fourth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
On a defendant's motion for attorney's fees after it had prevailed on a Title VII claim by the EEOC alleging sexual harassment of an employee, the...
01/26/2012 10-1756

US v. Hornsby

United States Fourth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Evidence, Government Contracts
In a prosecution of the chief executive officer of Maryland’s Prince George’s County Public Schools for honest-services fraud, tampering with...
01/25/2012 08-5267

US v. Moore

United States Fourth Circuit
Attorney's Fees, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
In a prosecution of a person for being a felon in possession of a firearm in violation of 18 USC section 922(g)(1), the district court's denial of the...
01/25/2012 10-4474

Walker v. Medtronic Inc.

United States Fourth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Health Law, Injury & Tort Law
In a suit alleging common-law tort claims arising out of the alleged failure of a medical device to operate in accordance with the terms of its...
01/25/2012 10-2219

US v. Thomas

United States Fourth Circuit
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing, Evidence
In an appeal of convictions and sentence for two counts of assaulting a correctional officer, judgment is affirmed in all respects where: 1) two...
01/25/2012 11-4065