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Feds file civil suit against FedEx over containers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis is suing FedEx over the company’s use of battery-powered, refrigerated cargo containers. A statement from the U.S. attorney’s office for West Tennessee says the government is seeking to recover $1.55 million ...

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Judge denies stay in Maryland election robocalls civil suit

A federal judge has refused to halt a civil suit filed by Maryland’s attorney general over last-minute Election Day robocalls in the governor’s race. A lawyer for political operative Julius Henson sought the stay saying witnesses called before a grand ...

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Opinions – U.S. 4th Circuit: 4/11/11 (access required)

Civil Procedure Motion to dismiss base on qualified immunity BOTTOM LINE: In civil suit by criminal defendant against arresting officer, officer was not entitled to dismissal based on qualified immunity because defendant’s complaint sufficiently established the unreasonableness of the officer’s ...

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Opinions – U.S. District Court, Maryland: 4/11/11 (access required)

Contract Law Breach of warranty BOTTOM LINE: Where written contracts included a warranty to provide good-faith repair services, defendant’s motion to dismiss a breach of express warranty count was denied. CASE: Baney Corporation v. Agilysys NV, LCC, Civil Action No. ...

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