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Separate firings, separate claims (access required)

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  With few exceptions, municipalities enjoy governmental immunity from common-law tort claims that arise out of their performance of governmental functions. But the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held recently that the town of Mocksville is liable for the ...

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Proximity not enough (access required)

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  Where the state failed to prove a crucial element of felony indecent exposure—and the jury was never instructed to consider the element—the state Court of Appeals has ruled that the defendant is entitled to a new trial. According to ...

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