Category Archives: 4th Circuit

Does the Castleman holding overrule White?

There seems to be some disagreement in the legal community here in Virginia as to whether or not the decision in United States v. Castleman handed down by the United States Supreme Court earlier this year overruled the 4th Circuit’s … Continue reading

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D.C. announces intent to make permitting system “as restrictive as possible”

It was no surprise when a 90 day stay was granted in the case of Palmer v. D.C.   And it should come as no surprise that D.C. is planning to use that time to make sure that whatever system ultimately … Continue reading

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4th Circuit holds that a Facebook ‘Like’ is protected speech

When Sheriff B.J. Roberts of Hampton Virginia won reelection, he fired a number of employees who had backed his opponent including jailer Daniel Carter. Carter, who had ‘liked’ the opponent’s campaign page on Facebook argued that he had been terminated … Continue reading

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