Tag Archives: federal court jurisdiction

May 12, 2014 4th Circuit published opinion

Feldman v Law Enforcement Associates Corporation Feldman sued Corporation alleging retaliation for whistle blowing under 18 USC 1514A. The district court granted summary judgment to Corporation. The panel affirmed. It first held that the district court had jurisdiction over the … Continue reading

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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 15, 2013 4th Circuit published opinions

Village of Bald head Island v US Army Corps of Engineers  After several years of dredging and beach management operations, the Corps informed Village that for budgetary reasons there would be no services in 2010. Village sued in federal court … Continue reading

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February 20, 2013 United States Supreme Court opinions

Chaidez v United States Chaidez field a writ of corum norbis seeking to vacate a 2004 conviction on the ground that her attorney failed to advise her of the potential for deportation. While the writ was pending, the United States … Continue reading

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