Former city police officers do not have a civil rights claim against the city for breach of a contract to provide a separate pension fund for police, as a North Carolina state statute provided that benefits would be paid only ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: March 2011
A safety specialist for the Fairfax County school system, who also served as a high-school varsity golf coach, was properly deemed a “volunteer” under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the 4th Circuit upholds dismissal of the coach’s suit for ...Read More »
Manufacturers who seek to reregister certain insecticides win the right to judicial review of the Marine Fisheries Service’s “biological opinion” that the pesticides endanger Pacific salmonids and their habitat; the 4th Circuit reverses the district court judgment that required the ...Read More »
Gov. Bob McDonnell yesterday rejected the compromise plan providing for annual increases in Virginia’s medical malpractice cap to the level of $3 million, saying Virginia’s current $2-million cap is adequate. The plan for additional step increases was hammered out in ...
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Carl Wayne Koegler was suspended from his job as administrator of the Richmond East Moose Lodge in Mechanicsville in June 2008 and word circulated that $500,000 was missing. Koegler insisted he had done nothing wrong. In fact, he said the ...Read More »
Cynthia D. Kinser, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, will receive the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law as part of the University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day observation next month. Kinser is a 1977 graduate of the ...Read More »