Quantcast
Home / 2007 / June

Monthly Archives: June 2007

Suspended for cussing

Here’s an item from the Tarheel State this a.m., courtesy of the Daily Alert from our colleagues at North Carolina Lawyers Weekly: A lawyer down there has been suspended from practicing law in Wake County for a year, reports the ...

Read More »

Yet more on civil remedial fees

As noted in a post yesterday, the daily papers across the commonwealth are focusing on the new “civil remedial fees,” which provide hefty fines for bad drivers. Here’s an update from today’s editions: Both The Daily Press and the Bristol ...

Read More »

Scott: Abolish mandatory sentencing guidelines

Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., has vowed to abolish federal mandatory sentencing guidelines, reports The Daily Press. Scott, chair of the House Judiciary subcommittee on crime, held hearings in Washington this past week. The leading witness was a federal judge from ...

Read More »

Things are clearly more liberal in Sweden…

Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court turned in rulings that, according to the pundits, indicate the court’s conservative five-justice majority is flexing its muscles. Among other decisions, the high court voted to limit student speech in the “Bong Hits 4 Jesus” ...

Read More »

In Memoriam: Richard A. “Dick” Williamson

Richard A. “Dick” Williamson, a longtime law professor at the College of William and Mary, died last Friday, June 15. He was 63. Prof. Williamson taught law at the school from 1970 until his retirement three months ago. He also ...

Read More »

Mediation group: Give peace a tag

The Virginia Association of Community Conflict Resolution, an organization for nonprofit community mediation groups, is trying to get the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles to issue a state license tag that promotes “community peacebuilding.” (See picture). Considering the commonwealth already ...

Read More »

Defendants prevail in DC pants suit

The judge in the $54 million pants suit in the District of Columbia announced her decision this morning: The defendants won. In fact, the judge ordered the plaintiff, an administrative law judge, to pay the court costs of the defendants, ...

Read More »

Domestic Relations – Equitable Distribution – Debt Apportionment (access required)

In this equitable distribution proceeding, the circuit court finds that wife can acquire husband’s interest in the marital home and shall assume the two mortgages on the marital home, of which the Greentree account is included, pursuant to Va. Code ...

Read More »