Can a change-up on a job description help an employer prove a job was no longer open after it fired the person who had the job and she filed a Title VII case? A court may take on that question now that a public affairs officer at a federal agency gets a chance to try [...]
Entries from March 2012
March 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · 4th Circuit, Discrimination, Employment Law, Uncategorized
March 2nd, 2012 · Comments Off · Criminal Cases, General Assembly
The Senate Courts of Justice Committee this morning killed a bill aimed at curtailing a judge’s ability to defer judgment in a criminal case. Subscribers can read the full story here.
March 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · 4th Circuit, First Amendment
Roanoke hatemonger William A. White struck out twice at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals this week, with the court upholding both his criminal convictions for sending threatening messages and a half-million-dollar civil judgment in favor of his victims. White even faces the possibility of more prison time. The appeals court held the trial [...]