Michael Vick has been cleared for home confinement this spring because there’s no room at a halfway house. The Richmond Times-Dispatch, citing an AP report, said that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons had cleared Vick for home confinement as early ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: February 2009
Richmond officials will pull the plug on two pending appeals at the Virginia Supreme Court that would test the limits of Richmond’s “strong mayor” system. With taxpayers having already spent more than $1.1 million in legal fees, Richmond Mayor Dwight ...
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As expected, the General Assembly today elected former colleague William C. Mims attorney general. Mims served in the legislature from 1992 until former Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell named him his chief deputy in January 2006. McDonnell stepped down earlier ...
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Although a broadcasting company suing a law firm that negotiated the company’s government contract has three expert witnesses, none of those witnesses can testify that lawyer negligence in this complex transactional work caused the company’s business losses, and the Alexandria ...Read More »
A meeting between three members of the House Courts of Justice Committee and three members of the Supreme Court of Virginia appears to have defused – but hardly eliminated – animosity over the judicial performance evaluation program. At the meeting ...Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court summarily overturned an embezzlement conviction for a client of Roanoke attorneys Tony Anderson and Melissa Friedman. Anderson and Friedman’s client, former Burruss Co. President John Jackson, was charged with embezzling from an employee pension fund when ...
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