Davis v. Wright (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-1005, 8 pp.) (Graham Mullen, J.) 3:14-cv-00161; W.D.N.C. Holding: Defendants did not violate plaintiff’s constitutional rights when the arresting officer denied her repeated requests to use the restroom, telling her to urinate on herself, ...Read More »
Civil Rights — Civil Practice – Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Schools & School Boards – Student Discipline – Constitutional
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 ...Read More »
Duke v. State of North Carolina (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0947, 69 pp.) (Wynn, J.) No. 14-1845, Oct. 1, 2014; USDC at Greensboro, N.C. (Schroeder, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit reverses denial of an injunction against provisions of a ...Read More »
Bishop v. County of Macon (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-04-0931, 19 pp.) (Max Cogburn Jr., J.) 2:10-cv-00009; W.D.N.C. Holding: Where plaintiff does not contest the validity of the search warrants or the lawfulness of the searches of her house, she has ...Read More »
Danser v. Stansberry (Lawyers Weekly No. 14-01-0899, 23 pp.) (Keenan, J.) No. 13-1828, July 3, 2014 (Published Sept. 12, 2014) USDC at Raleigh, N.C. (Boyle, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: Defendant prison officials were entitled to qualified immunity in a suit ...
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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 ...Read More »
Civil Rights – Fair Housing Act – Race Discrimination Claim – Slurs – Failure to Repair – Pattern or Practice – Group of Persons
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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