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Civil Rights — Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Schools & School Boards – Student Discipline – Constitutional (access required)

Roseboro v. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Board (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-03-0973, 19 pp.) (L. Patrick Auld, USMJ) 1:14-cv-00455; M.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiffs have attempted to clarify that they did not intend to assert any federal-law claims in their amended complaint; however, at ...

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Civil Rights – ADA – Driver’s License – Additional Tests (access required)

Wilson v. Thomas (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-02-0833, 8 pp.) (Terrence Boyle, J.) 5:14-cv-00085; E.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiffs are disabled individuals and an organization who object to defendants’ requirements that qualified individuals with disabilities undergo unwarranted road testing, medical reviews, and behind-the-wheel ...

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Civil Rights – Fair Housing Act – Race Discrimination Claim – Slurs – Failure to Repair – Pattern or Practice – Group of Persons (access required)

United States v. Cochran (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-02-0797, 29 pp.) (Louise Flanagan, J.) 4:12-cv-00220; E.D.N.C. Holding: Even though plaintiff has not introduced any statistical evidence of discrimination, when viewed in the light most favorable to plaintiff, the forecast of evidence ...

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