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July 16, 2019 - 2:26 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit challenging a Virginia law that allows police to arrest and jail people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that the challenge to Virginia's so-...
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November 09, 2018 - 11:50 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has agreed to hold a hearing to reconsider a three-judge panel's ruling rejecting a challenge to a Virginia law that allows police to arrest people designated as "habitual drunkards" if they are caught with alcohol. In August, a three-judge panel of the...
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September 11, 2018 - 5:27 pm
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump incited a riot during a 2016 Kentucky campaign rally that led to assaults of three protesters. Kentucky residents Kashiya Nwangum, Molly Shah and Henry Brousseau filed the lawsuit in 2016. They...
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June 22, 2018 - 2:41 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has issued a stay that halts some Mountain Valley Pipeline construction in West Virginia. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted the stay Thursday in a case brought by conservation groups that challenged a water-crossings permit. The Roanoke Times...
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May 07, 2018 - 2:32 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court has blocked a lawsuit against the Baltimore state's attorney filed by officers who say she maliciously prosecuted them in the death of a black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in custody. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed a...
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May 06, 2018 - 2:31 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments in a lawsuit filed by the families of 78 men who died in a West Virginia mine disaster in 1968. The families are asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reinstate their 2014 lawsuit. The court will hear the case Wednesday...
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