Archive: September 8, 2005

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Court Denies Request for Adverse Inference where Failure to Preserve Hard Drive Does Not Suggest Fraud or Fabrication
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Failure to Produce Recordings Stored on Computer Results in Exclusion

Court Denies Request for Adverse Inference where Failure to Preserve Hard Drive Does Not Suggest Fraud or Fabrication

Liggett v. Rumsfeld, 2005 WL 2099782 (E.D.Va. Aug. 29, 2005)

William Liggett (“Liggett”), an information technology specialist working for the United States Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency (“DLA”) sued Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (“Rumsfeld”) alleging discrimination based on race, a hostile work environment, and retaliation in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Read More

Failure to Produce Recordings Stored on Computer Results in Exclusion

Shank v. Kitsap County, et al., 2005 WL 2099793 (W.D.Wash. Aug. 30, 2005)

Charles Shank (“Shank”) sued Kitsap County, a Washington State Municipal Corporation, and several individuals (collectively “Kitsap”) in connection with alleged employment-related violations under 42 USC �� 1983. Claims included: failure to receive a pay raise, hostile work environment, and failure to receive a promotion. Read More

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