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United States Supreme Court denies application to vacate stay in Texas abortion case

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services v Abbott Texas passed new restrictions on abortion including the requirement that abortion providers have admitting privileges at a hospital no more than 30 miles away. The district court enjoined the requirement … Continue reading

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July 11, 2013 4th Circuit published opinion

Liberty University, Incorporated v Lew  Liberty challenged the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act and two individuals challenged the individual mandate. The district court dismissed for failure to state a claim. The panel, in a jointly authored opinion, affirmed. … Continue reading

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June 27, 2012 4th Circuit published opinions

Jane Powers Huggins v Prince George’s County Maryland Huggins operated a salvage yard in violation of county ordinances. Based on her understanding that future violations would be handles in a consultive manner, she entered into consent decrees to follow the … Continue reading

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March 5, 2012 4th Circuit Published opinion

Lefemine v Wideman Antiabortion protestors used graphic pictures during a roadside protest. The defendant law enforcement officers ordered them to put away the pictures. The protestors sued for injunctive relief and damages. The district court held the defendants were qualifiedly … Continue reading

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