Sons et al v. Trompeter et al, No. 7:2012cv00264 - Document 8 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: OPINION. Signed by Judge James P. Jones on 6/27/12. (eot)
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Va.J y 22,201 .I a to t camsmus 0 t W D. ul 0) n ddiin, he li t - 2- be di m i s becaus t e e ii ar i m une f s s ed e hes nttes e m rom an acton f dam ages under i or t El he event A m endm ent 1d. h . Fi l t cl m s agai t R oa naly, he ai ns noke Count al m us be dim i s y so t s s ed. A s a mu cpaiy,Roa nii lt nokeCou y c dbela eunde j 1 i t t o tttonal nt oul ibl r 983 f he t nsiui ly c ofe i a t of(ount e o sa e tke i f rhe a e ofs me munii l fnsve cs c yj mplyee r a n n u t r nc o cpa i iy orc t '' M ilgan v polc usom.' li .C# o wpor Nc 7 F. 227,229 ( h fNe t z 43 2d ww, 4t Ci.1 4)( i M onelv De 'o .Se s,436 U. 65 694 ( 978 ) A r 98 quotng l . p t fsoc rv. S. 8, 1 ). pli ifma esa ih t e se e ofapoiy orc t i s ve a wa : t 1 antf y tbls he xitnc lc usom n e r l ys t ) ( t ough a e e spolc s h asa wrte o di nc o r gulton;( t r h hr n xpr s iy, uc itn r na e r e ai 2) h oug t de ii of a pe s wih fna iyma ng a hort ( t o h a he csons ron t i lpolc ki ut iy; 3) hr ug n omison,s h a a f l e t pr ry tai ofi e s t tt nie ts dei rt s i uc s aiur o ope l r n fc r, ha ma f sll lbeae i fe e et t rght ofctze ' or( t ough apr tc t ti s ( r itnt ndif rnc o he i s ii ns; 4) hr acie ha s o pe sse and w i pr des ead'as t cons iut a ç t or us w ih t f ce of l .' Lyte o tt e cus om age t he or aw '' l v.Do e,3 F. 463,471 ( h Ci.200 ( i Carerv M o rs 1 4 F.d yl 26 3d 4t r 3) quotng t . r i, 6 3 21 21 ( t Ci. 1 ) Alho t Co ai c ans algai t t 5, 7 4h r 999). t ugh he mpl nt onti le tons ha R oa noke Count polci and pr y i es ocedur caused var ous vi atons of Sons' es i ol i cons iutonal r ght t e ar s m pl l tt i i s, hes e i y egal concl ons pr usi esent as f t . The ed ac s alegatons do not cont n any act f s s fci t s a e a pl us bl cl m f l i ai ual act uf i ent o t t a i e ai or r le .Se Ewig v.Sivou No.117683, 2 W L 1 92, t*1( h Ci.J eif e n li s, 201 9788 a 4t r une 4,201 ( 2) unpubls )( tngAs r.tv I al 5 U. 662,678( ihed cii hc o . qb , 56 S. f 2009). ) - 3- For t r he easons s at above,l w ildi m i s a1 of t f al consiutonal t ed l s s 1 he eder tt i cams ase td by t pli if. Purua t 28 U. C. j 1 c ( ( e t li s re he antfs s nt o S. 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