Brown v. Pontus LLC et al

Filing 5

ORDERED that Plaintiff is DIRECTED to file, within fourteen days from the date of this order, a brief detailing why the Court has supplemental jurisdiction over Plaintiff's state law claims. Signed by Judge William T. Moore, Jr on 10/25/17. (loh)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA SAVANNAH DIVISION DIXIE BROWN, Plaintiff, CASE NO. CV417-202 V. PONTUS LLC and IVAYLO U. S. DISTRICT COURT Southern District of Ga. Filed in Office DIMITRIV, Defendants. _ZZ3m5jCL Deputy Clerk ORDER On seeking October 23, relief for 2017, Plaintiff Dixie violations of the ("FLSA"), sexual assault and Brown brought suit Fair Labor Standards Act battery, invasion of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. In her complaint. Plaintiff claims Court alleges pursuant is not that to 28 persuaded the Court has jurisdiction U.S.C. §§ 1331 that it has and 1367. jurisdiction over these However, over all the of Plaintiff's claims. The Court agrees that Plaintiff's FLSA claims fall within the Court's U.S.C. § federal 1331. question However, the jurisdiction Court is as defined skeptical in of 28 its jurisdiction over the state law claims relating to the alleged sexual assault. For this Court to have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1367, "the state and federal claims must derive from

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