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Tag Archives: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Opinions – 1/31/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (access required)

Federal statute compelling public schools to provide educational services related to certain disorders does not apply affirmative obligation on school districts to provide services to private school students, and district court therefore properly granted summary judgment in favor of public school district in action by private school student seeking to compel school district to provide services for student’s hyperactivity disorder.

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4th Circuit rules for government on WikiLeaks data

RICHMOND, Va. — A federal appeals court has ruled for the government and its electronic investigation into the disclosure of classified documents on the secret-busting WikiLeaks website. The case involves three Twitter account holders with some connection to WikiLeaks. They ...

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Opinions – 1/24/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (access required)

In ADA claim of discrimination based on employee’s pregnancy, District court properly granted employer’s summary judgment motion because employee pointed to no more than the objective fact of her pregnancy, and offered no evidence tending to show that employer subjectively believed employee to be disabled as a result of her pregnancy.

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Law digest – 1/24/13 (access required)

Commercial Law, Ticket sales: If a ticket agency is authorized in writing by a licensed exhibitor to sell tickets as an agent of the exhibitor, the ticket agency is not required to be licensed by reason of exercising that authority, but may not charge more than the amount authorized in the licensing law. Bourgeois, et al. v. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., No. 8, Sept. Term 2012. RecordFax No. 13-0118-21, 46 pages.

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Opinions – 1/17/13 – U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (access required)

Administrative Law Regulatory action as “rule making” BOTTOM LINE: The Department of Labor’s suspension of various regulations for temporary agricultural workers and reinstatement of prior regulations constituted “rule making” under Administrative Procedure Act, and by failing to provide meaningful opportunity ...

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