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April 8, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Whiteside v United States Whiteside filed a habeas petition seeking resentencing as he was improperly characterization as a career criminal. The district court denied his petition. The panel, 2-1 with an additional concurrence, reversed and remanded for resentencing. The majority … Continue reading

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March 5, 2014 United States Supreme Court opinions

Rosemond v United States Rosemond was charged with violating 18 USC 924(c) by participating in a drug deal where a firearm was discharged. The district court instructed the jury that Rosemond could be convicted if they found Rosemond knew of … Continue reading

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October 16, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Scott v Family Dollar Stores, Inc. Scott brought a putative class action against Stores alleging sex discrimination in hiring and compensation. The district court denied leave to amend the complaint as futile under Dukes v Wal-Mart and prejudicial to Stores … Continue reading

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January 22, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinion

Sebelius v Auburn Regional Medical Center Auburn and several other hospitals sought to increase their reimbursement for Medicare beneficiaries under a court decision holding that the Department of Health and Human Services had failed to consider all relevant data in … Continue reading

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