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Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Inmate Loses Challenge to Security Procedures (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to the Virginia De­partment of Corrections in a 42 U.S.C. § 1983 lawsuit claiming that the inmate’s 16 years spent in administrative segre­gation at Virginia’s Red Onion maximum security prison and classification ...

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Inmate’s Security Status May Violate RLUIPA (access required)

The Virginia Department of Correc­tions wins summary judgment in this lawsuit filed by an inmate in the Red On­ion maximum-security prison, challeng­ing Operating Procedure 830.A, under which plaintiff was classified in “Inten­sive Management”; also, the Roanoke U.S. District Court denies ...

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Court Upholds Prison Security Classification (access required)

An inmate classified as Intensive Management, or “IM” status at Red Onion maximum security prison, and who has advanced to a higher status with more privileges under the Virgin­ia Department of Corrections’ Operat­ing Procedure 830.A, loses his consti­tutional challenge to ...

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Court Upholds Red Onion Maximum-Security Classifications (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to defendant Virginia Department of Corrections on plaintiff’s suit alleging that the classification proce­dures that allegedly have prevented him from earning his release from the highly restrictive segregated confinement condi­tions at Red ...

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Company Owner Liable for Missed Payroll Taxes (access required)

The sole owner and chief executive offi­cer of an industrial construction company, who received financial information and IRS notices about the company’s failure to cover payroll taxes, and who made deci­sions about prioritizing payments to other creditors, was a “responsible ...

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ADEA Retaliation Claim Needs ‘Protected Activity’ (access required)

An emergency department receptionist who alleges she was nine months away from qualifying for lifetime health insur­ance under her United Steelworkers union contract when the hospital’s new owner, who allegedly was hostile to the union, be­gan harassing her to get ...

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