Civil Rights

Lindsay-Felton v. FQSR LLC

A plaintiff who resigned from her employment based on alleged race discrimination can take her hostile-work-environment claim to a jury, based on her immediate supervisor’s conduct. His comments about the plaintiff’s “culture” and his use of the term “cockroach” could… Read More ›

Latson v. Clarke (P)

The court granted summary judgment as to various claims by plaintiff and former inmate Reginald Latson, who alleges he was denied medical treatment and subjected to abuse prior to being conditionally pardoned by the Governor of Virginia. Latson’s claims under… Read More ›

Colley v. Dickenson Cty. Sch. Bd.

In a case alleging gender-based pay discrimination, the School Board’s disclosure of privileged information wasn’t followed by steps to prevent waiver or rectify disclosure. Therefore, the School Board is required to produce otherwise privileged documents created before the litigation commenced,… Read More ›

Ray v. Roane

The court dismissed a Fourth Amendment claim based on a deputy sheriff shooting and killing the plaintiff’s dog, which he claimed was approaching him and barking. Shooting the dog was a reasonable seizure under the circumstances, and the officer was… Read More ›