Judge Balks At Accuser's 'Broad' Subpoena In Sex Bias Suit

Law360 (July 7, 2020, 7:29 PM EDT) -- A female warehouse manager claiming a Maryland-based government contractor fired her based on a misogynistic rumor will have to rework a subpoena for details about a higher-up's potential misconduct at another company, a Maryland federal magistrate judge said on Tuesday, finding the request too expansive.

Evangeline Parker, who is suing Reema Consulting Services for sex discrimination after she was fired four years ago, is seeking information about how the onetime highest-ranking manager at the same Reema facility, Larry Moppins, was fired from his subsequent job.

According to Parker, during Moppins' time at Reema, he was among those spreading a rumor that...

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