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  • Shenton v. Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.

    A 40-year employee of a rocket manufacturer can proceed on his claim that the company passed him over for promotions based on his age. He plausibly alleged that the defendant’s “high potential” program favored only younger employees for advancement in… Read More ›

  • Calloway v. Brown

    Federal prison guards had probable cause to strip-search a plaintiff during her visit with an inmate, the court held. The inmate had a history of receiving contraband, and the plaintiff appeared nervous and was “messing with” her waistband during the… Read More ›

  • Commonwealth v. Barrington

    Although a juvenile defendant initially invoked his right to counsel post-Miranda, he knowingly and intelligently waived the right by asking to talk to a detective after speaking with his mother. The detective had facilitated the phone call with the defendant’s… Read More ›