Seven Virginia circuit judges have set aside orders at the request of major newspapers in the state even though they concluded that the newspapers lacked standing to challenge the orders. At least one judge, Virginia Beach Circuit Judge A. Bonwill ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: June 2010
HARRISONBURG—A Rockingham County prosecutor says a settlement has been reached with James Madison University’s student newspaper over hundreds of photos seized following a riot at an off-campus block party. Police arrested dozens of people at Springfest on April 10 and ...
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The Environmental Protection Agency is ordering two Virginia farms to stop discharging pollutants into Shenandoah River tributaries. The EPA says during inspections the farms were discharging pollutants, including nitrogen and phosphorus from animal manure, into the streams without a permit ...
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Gabriel A. Ivan, a career army officer who went on to serve as general counsel at Lawyers Title Insurance Co. in Richmond, died May 29 in Roanoke. He was 91. A native of Jessup, Pa., Col. Ivan graduated in 1942 ...Read More »
BEDFORD—A bust of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin is in place at the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, just in time for Sunday’s 66th anniversary of the World War II invasion of Normandy. The National D-Day Memorial Foundation went ahead with ...Read More »
On May 27, a three-judge court in Arlington County Circuit Court suspended David Loren Shurtz’s license to practice law for 18 months, effective June 25. Shurtz violated disciplinary rules that govern communication, conflict of interest, prohibited transactions and misconduct that ...
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A Norfolk Circuit Court dismisses plaintiff’s suit alleging loan and renovations fraud, as plaintiff has failed to allege the requisite elements of a claim for fraud. This matter is before the court on demurrer of defendants Cornerstone Investment Funding (CIF) ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals affirms a trial order finding appellant in civil contempt stemming from her failure to maintain her property in compliance with local zoning ordinances, with an accumulation of inoperable automobiles, as appellant has failed to file the ...Read More »
Although defendant claims he was not aware there was a rock of crack cocaine in his pants pocket, the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction for possession of cocaine and the revocation of his previously suspended sentence from a robbery ...Read More »