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Monthly Archives: September 2007

Two more Dolan Media blogs debut

Congratulations to two of our Dolan Media Company sister papers for the debuts of their respective blogs. Our colleagues at the Daily Journal of Commerce in Portland have been blogging since mid-August and went live last week. And our colleagues ...

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No civil remedial fees ruling in Arlington

Northern Virginia will have to wait a while longer for a ruling on the constitutionality of the state’s civil remedial fees. Thaddeus Furlong, an attorney for a Centreveille man charged with reckless driving for traveling 75 mph in a 55 ...

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High court hears request to remove judge

Today the Supreme Court of Virginia heard argument in JIRC v. Shull, the case in which the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission is seeking censure or removal of a Wise County juvenile judge who had a woman lower her pants ...

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Administrative – Child Abuse & Neglect Finding – Expert Witness (access required)

A trial court decision finding appellants’ son to be abused and neglected as defined in Va. Code Sect. 16.1-228 is affirmed. Appellants challenge the use of Dr. Michelle Clayton as an expert in the case. Without question, Dr. Clayton’s education, ...

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Criminal – Attempted Capital Murder – Jury Instruction – Specific Intent (access required)

At defendant’s trial for attempted murder based on his exchange of gunfire with a police officer during the course of defendant’s attempted robbery of a check-cashing store, the trial court did not err by not including in a finding instruction ...

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Criminal – Felon In Possession – Defendant's Residence (access required)

Although testimony supported defendant’s assertion that he lived at his girlfriend’s house near his grandmother’s home, where he also kept some possessions, he nevertheless can be convicted of being a felon in possession of firearms police found in a closet ...

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