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Roe v. Shanahan

The plaintiffs have made a strong preliminary showing that the U.S. Air Force’s approach to servicemembers living with HIV is irrational, inconsistent, and at variance with modem science. The plaintiffs are Air Force members who have been diagnosed with HIV…. Read More ›

Fijalkowski v. Wheeler

Police are entitled to qualified immunity as to the plaintiff’s claim that they exacerbated a dangerous situation – namely, the plaintiff’s psychotic episode in which he submerged himself underwater at the pool where he worked. Under the state-created danger doctrine,… Read More ›

McClure v. Ports (P)

The plaintiff and the public-sector union he represents asserted First and Fourteenth Amendment claims to reinstate special-access privileges to restricted Maryland Transit Administration property, after state officials allegedly limited those privileges in retaliation for the plaintiff’s criticism of the transit… Read More ›

Warren v. Commonwealth (P)

Contrary to the defendant’s argument, Code § 18.2-361(A), relating to “carnal knowledge with a brute animal,” is not an unconstitutional prohibition on the private sexual conduct of consenting adults, either facially or as applied to the defendant’s actions. The Supreme… Read More ›

Latson v. Clarke (P)

The court granted summary judgment as to various claims by plaintiff and former inmate Reginald Latson, who alleges he was denied medical treatment and subjected to abuse prior to being conditionally pardoned by the Governor of Virginia. Latson’s claims under… Read More ›

Johnson v. Commonwealth (P)

Admitting hearsay evidence in a probation revocation proceeding didn’t violate the defendant’s right to confront witnesses against him under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The circuit court revoked probation based in part on his contact with underage females,… Read More ›