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ZOROASTRIAN CTR. OF WASH., D.C. v. RUSTAM GUIV FOUND. OF N.Y., NO. 14-1841

Decided: May 4, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed in part, vacated in part, and remanded the case for further proceedings. The parties entered into a ninety-nine year lease in an effort to construct a Zoroastrian worship center. The defendant ended lease, and the plaintiff sought a declaratory judgment to reinstate...

MORVA v. ZOOK, NO. 15-1

Decided: May 5, 2016 The Fourth Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment. In 2006, William Charles Morva was in jail in Virginia on several charges. He was in jail for a year before escaping prison and committing the crimes that are the subject of his habeas petition. Morva requested medical...

U.S. v. SAUNDERS, NO. 15-4498

Decided: July 5, 2016 The Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of the indictments and remanded the district court’s ruling for further proceedings. On January 15, 2015, Appellees, Gaston Saunders, Bryan Daniels, Michael Potter, and Stephen Daniels, captains of commercial fishing vessels, were indicted on multiple Lacey Act violations. ...