Improper Venue

In a recent case, Jane Doe[s] v. JetBlue Airways Corporation et al, 2020 WL 4605216 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 11, 2020), the court discussed and applied Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964’s venue provision. The alleged facts of this case, involving the rape of female flight attendants, are horrific. However, the court did not address…

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In Jones v. Fox Rothschild LLP, 2020 WL 2521328 (S.D.N.Y. May 18, 2020), a sexual harassment case, the court transferred the case to the District of New Jersey. After summarizing the general principles governing the setting of venue in a federal district court – namely, that venue lies in a district “in which a substantial…

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