A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies defendants’ motions to strike certain non-statutory aggravating factors in this death penalty case against alleged Somali pirates. Defendants were named in a superseding indictment filed July 8, 2011, charging them with various offenses related ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: May 2013
In this death penalty case for capital murder of a police officer, a Richmond U.S. District Court denies the habeas petitioner’s motion to amend four existing claims to allege ineffective assistance of his post-conviction review counsel, but will allow amendments ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia has posted an official version of Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser’s 2013 State of the Judiciary Address as delivered to the Virginia Judicial Conference in Roanoke May 14. The speech was a call to action ...Read More »
A dog trainer who sued pro se and won compensatory and punitive damages on his libel and business conspiracy claims and $79,786 in attorney’s fees and costs, based on defendant’s allegations that he used harsh and abusive tactics to train ...Read More »
A former small town Virginia police chief who orchestrated a drug store burglary to get pain pills has been sentenced to nine years in federal prison. Bryan Young, chief of the Pennington Gap police department, arranged for other officers to ...Read More »
With a more widely distributed workforce – projects and litigation may involve in-house employees, consultants, contractors, and teleworkers — the need for online collaboration has never been greater. Fortunately, there are plenty of choices on the market to meet the ...
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The online world is simply an extension of the offline world. So it’s no surprise that people’s behavior on social media sites can result in criminal charges. But the complexity of the relationships and privacy settings on different social media ...Read More »
The Supreme Court has agreed to consider one bit of unfinished business in the wake of the messy divorce and personal injury lawsuit arising from the split between wine-maker Tareq Salahi and wife Michaele. While a settlement brought an end ...Read More »
Demonstrating the principles of leadership she strives to teach, Viola Osborne Baskerville left politics to return to the place where she first learned how to lead: the Girl Scouts. Currently the CEO of the Girls Scouts of the Commonwealth of ...
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