Tag Archives: Judge John A. Gibney Jr.

Virginia prosecutor beats malicious prosecution suit (access required)


A federal judge has dismissed malicious prosecution and related claims against a Virginia commonwealth’s attorney who initiated an election fraud investigation against a candidate for sheriff. The judge also terminated similar charges against a state police detective. U.S. District Judge ...

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Pipeline company awarded easements in default (access required)

Where a pipeline company was unable to obtain necessary easements through an agreement with the affected landowners, and the affected landowners failed to respond to the company’s complaint in condemnation, the company was entitled to take possession of the easements ...

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Investigation revealed color discrimination claim (access required)

An employee’s claim of discrimination on the basis of color was allowed to proceed because it was reasonably related to the race discrimination charge she had brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the investigation of that charge put ...

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Termination may have been breach, not discrimination (access required)

Where an employee was found to have been at least partially responsible for a transportation failure that left more than 150 special needs students stranded on the first day of school, the employee’s subsequent termination did not constitute unlawful discrimination, ...

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