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Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Defendants’ request for subpoenas denied (access required)

Although a magistrate judge partially authorized the issuance of subpoenas, the government’s objections were sustained because the subpoenas were not sufficiently specific, there was an insufficient showing of relevancy and they likely sought privileged material from federal and state agencies ...

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Jury to decide if officer violated rights of 14-year old (access required)

A jury will decide whether a middle school resource officer who tackled a 14-year old during an investigation into the alleged distribution of nude photographs of a fellow student violated the minor’s constitutional rights. Because it was clear that a ...

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No jurisdiction over out-of-state auto parts companies (access required)

Where a woman whose claims against out-of-state automotive components sales and distribution companies included only a “few scattered contacts” with Virginia, there was no demonstration of purposeful activity to establish meaningful contact with the forum state. Therefore, court lacked jurisdiction ...

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Employee failed to prove FMLA covered leave (access required)

Where the record failed to demonstrate that a parent’s leave from work was necessitated by his children’s “serious health condition,” his claims for FMLA discrimination, retaliation and interference failed as a matter of law. Background In this civil case, the ...

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