Pridgen v. Ward. Plaintiff's evidence allowed a jury to conclude that defendants - a group of S.C. Department of Corrections (SCDC) employees - conspired and violated SCDOC policy in order to have plaintiff fired from his position with SCDOC. We affirm the . . .Read More »
Labor & Employment – Computer Fraud & Abuse Act – Authorized Access – Unauthorized Use – Inapplicable
Sloan Financial Group, LLC v. Coe. (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-041-10, 15 pp.) (Cameron McGowan Currie, J.) D.S.C. Holding: Where plaintiff accuses its former employee, not of unauthorized computer access, but of unauthorized use of the information the employee made of ...
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Civil Practice – Res Judicata – Labor & Employment – Public Employees – Grievance – Civil Rights Claim – Individual & Official Capacities
Brooks v. Arthur. (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-172-10, 16 pp.) (King, J.) No. 09-1551, Nov. 19, 2010; USDC at Lynchburg, Va. (Moon, J.) 4th Cir. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: Three Virginia correctional officers are not ...Read More »
Coleman v. Md. Court of Appeals. (Lawyers Weekly No. 001-170-10, 11 pp.) (Traxler, J.) No. 09-1582, Nov. 10, 2010; USDC at Baltimore (Legg, J.) 4th Cir. Click here for the full text of the opinion. Holding: An African-American male who ...Read More »