A virtual IP litigation boutique? That’s the idea behind XDL Group, which includes such prominent Virginia lawyers as Wyatt B. Durrette Jr. of DurretteBradshaw and Charles M. Allen of Goodman, Allen & Filletti of Richmond. Other members are Richard L. ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: September 2007
The judicial nominations committee of the Virginia State Bar has found five candidates highly qualified to fill the vacancy created by the retirement Court of Appeals Judge James W. Benton Jr. They are: ? Chesterfield County Circuit Judge Michael C. ...
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President Bush yesterday nominated Richmond lawyer E. Duncan Getchell Jr. for a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. But minutes after the announcement, the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports, Sen. Jim Webb issued a statement blasting the choice. He ...
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Paper or plastic? It was a plastic bag that Kenney Williams pulled out of his pocket at a shopping-mall shoe store on July 3, 2005. Into that bag he stuffed a boxed pair of shoes. Without paying for the shoes, ...Read More »
A health center that serves poor residents on the Eastern Shore of Maryland wins its appeal claiming the Maryland Department of Health’s supplemental payment system for Medicaid patients served by the center does not satisfy the criteria found in 42 ...Read More »
A bankruptcy court erred in granting summary judgment to a creditor in the denial of a Chapter 7 discharge to debtor on the ground the he knowingly made false oaths and failed to keep and preserve adequate financial records, in ...Read More »
Defendants who firebombed the house of a neighbor who reported to local police on drug dealing in the neighborhood cannot overturn their federal witness-tampering convictions on the ground that federal prosecutors did not prove it was likely the neighbor would ...Read More »
At defendant’s trial for driving on the federal Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Maryland while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the magistrate judge did not abuse his discretion in allowing the government to use the testimony of the director of ...Read More »
Two lawyers who have represented plaintiff for over two years in a claim that defendant wrongfully took her idea for Windex wipes will not be allowed to withdraw from representation based on their reassessment of the case after review of ...Read More »
A not-for-profit corporation of coaches, fans and student-athletes is not entitled to a preliminary injunction to prevent the Department of Education from implementing Title IX guidelines that James Madison University has interpreted to support its elimination of men’s teams in ...Read More »