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Federal judge strikes down Virginia third-party candidate election law

The Jurist The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Monday struck down [decision, PDF] a state law [text] that prohibited out-of-state residents from circulating petitions for third-party candidates. Virginia law requires that candidates from…

Federal judge doubts sufficiency of evidence in Wal-Mart case

The Jurist A judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of California [official website] expressed his concern on Friday that the plaintiffs may not have sufficient evidence to proceed with their gender discrimination case against Wal-Mart. Although…