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Employment Discrimination – Sexual Harassment – Sheriff – Title VII – Remittitur (access required)

A Roanoke federal district judge orders a hearing on remittitur in this sexual harassment case in which a jury awarded a former female deputy sheriff $50,000 in Title VII damages and also found the male former sheriff personally liable for $175,000 compensatory and $100,000 in punitive damages on a claim of battery. The court denies defendants’ ...