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Deputy Discharge States Bowman Claim (access required)

Deputy sheriffs who say they were fired after they reported a sheriff’s violation of a penal statute for his off-the-books employment of his daughter can state a Bowman wrongful discharge claim based on their statutory duty under Va. Code § 19.2-201 to report such conduct, says a Franklin County Circuit Court. Under Bowman v. State Bank ...