In a December 5, 2007, opinion, Magistrate Judge Facciola of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia concluded that having a computer system that could not retrieve information requested by plaintiff's counsel in an employment discrimination case was not grounds for sanctions.Topics: D.C.
According to The VLW Blog, the Fairfax County Circuit Court has dismissed on remand the defamation claims of a former Raytheon executive who won one of the largest jury verdicts in Virginia in 2005. (more…) ...Topics: Defamation, Virginia
It is reported this week that Cablevision, the owner of Madison Square Garden and the New York Knicks, settled a sexual harassment lawsuit involving the former senior vice president of marketing and business operations for the team. (more…) ...Topics: Jury Verdicts
Immigration Reform Still Alive In Arizona A federal judge in Phoenix, Arizona, has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block a new Arizona law that prohibits people from hiring illegal immigrants and requires businesses to verify whether applicants are eligible for employment. Click here for the article. The case was dismissed on procedural grounds. The coalition that filed the lawsuit is considering whether to re-file the case or appeal. "Protecting Corporate Officers From Fiduciary Exp...Topics: Uncategorized
CA -- Former Fresno State basketball coach wins $19.1 million in sex discrimination lawsuit claiming that she was fired for advocating women's rights. IL -- Former Rockton police officer wins verdict in termination case alleging he was fired because of military service in Iraq. Remedies to be determined in separate post-trial hearing. CA -- South Gate police officers awarded $3.2 million in attorneys fees on top of $10.4 million judgment in racial discrimination case. ...Topics: Jury Verdicts