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July 12, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

E.D. et al through their next friends v Pfizer, Inc. E.D. and eighteen other children through their mothers sued Pfizer alleging birth defects caused by the mother’s use of Zoloft during pregnancy. The plaintiffs were individually assessed filing fees, but, … Continue reading

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April 17, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Missouri v McNeely McNeeley was arrested for driving while intoxicated and, after refusing to agree to a blood test, the arresting officer ordered a test done anyway. His blood alcohol content was nearly twice the legal limit. McNeely moved to … Continue reading

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December 18, 2012 4th Circuit published opinion

United States v Ayesh Ayesh diverted monies intended for customs vendors to himself while employed at the United States Embassy in Iraq. He was induced into the United States, arrested and interrogated for six hours before confessing. He challenged the … Continue reading

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