Magistrate Judge Denies Sanctions For City's Deletion Of Email

LAS VEGAS - A federal magistrate judge in Nevada on July 11 refused to impose sanctions against the City of Las Vegas in a hostile work environment lawsuit after finding that its deletion of a response to an email in April 2010 occurred as part of its existing practice of purging emails after 45 days and before it was on notice of litigation from a former employee (Jennifer Hixson v. City of Las Vegas, No. 12-cv-00871-RCJ-PAL, D. Nev.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 96952).

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