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Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Man can’t show termination related to protected activity (access required)

Where there was a one year gap between a store manager’s alleged protected activity and his termination, a few instances of the silent treatment and a single reprimand were insufficient to show his termination was causally connected to his protected ...

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Bias allegations related to ‘quid pro quo’ claim (access required)

Where a former public service employee’s discrimination claim did not expressly allege “quid pro quo” harassment, but it did allege that her supervisor demanded she endure his harassment in exchange for continued employment, and reassigned her because she refused, those ...

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Visitor to landfill alleges owner’s acts caused accident (access required)

Where a man directed by his probation officer to perform community service at a landfill was stuck and injured by a vehicle, he plausibly alleged the landfill’s owner breached a duty to provide training, warnings, supervision or signage, and that ...

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No evidence of harm dooms false advertising claim (access required)

Where there were no factual allegations showing a company’s use of the trademark “REJUVenate” for disinfectants caused past lost sales, future lost sales or harm to reputation to another company that uses the trademark “Rejuvenate” for cleaning products, the false ...

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Judge saves case but raps lawyer over service deadline (access required)

Despite a missed service deadline, an Abingdon federal judge allowed an employment discrimination lawsuit to go forward while noting concern that the same lawyer had allowed the service deadline to pass in a similar action only a few months before. ...

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Sentence reduced by 60 years due to disparate severity (access required)

A defendant convicted of distributing oxycodone and cocaine and possession of firearms who received three 300-month sentences under 18 U.S.C. § 924(c), had his total 1,020-month sentence reduced to 300 months because the stacking of the 924(c) 25-year sentences, and ...

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Evidence supported amount, quality of meth (access required)

Testimony from the defendant’s former roommate, and well as evidence from coconspirators, supported the conclusion in the presentence report that the defendant’s methamphetamine-related conduct involved more than 4.5 kilograms of Ice methamphetamine. Background James Skyler Sebastian pleaded guilty without a ...

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