Tag Archives: Judge James P. Jones

Officer had reasonable suspicion to stop vehicle (access required)

An officer’s reasonable suspicion to stop the defendant’s vehicle was supported by multiple facts, including information from reliable sources that the driver possessed a weapon on school grounds, his attempt to drive away when the officer arrived and the officer’s ...

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Employee subject to racial epithets had viable discrimination claim (access required)

A black employee who was repeatedly called racial epithets, both directly and in conversations where he was mentioned, and was terminated only two months after complaining to his supervisor could proceed to trial on his claims of race discrimination, retaliation ...

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Ex-employees protected by company’s attorney-client privilege (access required)

The plaintiff in an employment discrimination case could not compel two former managers of the company to testify about their conversations with the company’s counsel in preparation for their deposition because the company’s attorney-client privilege shielded those conversations from discovery. ...

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Former police officer’s conviction for bribery stands (access required)

A former police officer allegedly pressured a confidential informant for sex in exchange for remaining out on bond. Because the intangible value of the conduct was at least $5,000, which was the statutory minimum for the bribery conviction, the conviction stands. ...

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Allegations of bad acts similar to charged conduct admissible (access required)

Where a police officer was charged with soliciting and accepting sexual favors from confidential informants, the government was allowed to introduce the testimony of a woman who had allegedly been sexually assaulted and threatened by the defendant following her arrest ...

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Insurer could terminate agency’s deferred monetary benefits (access required)

An insurance company was allowed to unilaterally modify and terminate the deferred monetary benefits received by an agency and its owner under their agency contract, but the contract was ambiguous as to which party owned certain customer information in plaintiffs’ ...

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