A Gloucester General District judge ruled today that use of an affidavit to establish that a sex offender did not register as required by state law violates the Confrontation Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Under Virginia Code § 18.2-472.1(D), a ...Read More »
Join me for a drive from Bristol to Abingdon down in Southwest Virginia. We’ll avoid Interstate 81 and choose old Lee Highway instead. Past the building that a guy made into a church by putting a steeple on an old ...Read More »
The brief marriage of George and Elisa Robinson is all over the Virginia appellate reports, but its absence from the U.S. Supreme Court reports means that each will finally beginning serving a 27-month jail term. They were sentenced to three ...Read More »
Retired General District Judge David D. Brown died last week at his home in Abingdon. He was 77. Judge Brown was the longtime commonwealth’s attorney in Washington County, serving from 1964 to 1978. He was named to the general district ...Read More »
Jon D. Huddleston, a Leesburg lawyer who has long been active in the Virginia State Bar, has announced his candidacy for president-elect of the organization. Huddleston has been on Bar Council since 2001 and became a member of its executive ...Read More »
Thomas A. Edmonds, executive director and chief operating officer of the Virginia State Bar, has been named the 2007 recipient of the National Association of Bar Executives Bolton Award for Outstanding Bar Leadership. The Bolton Award, the NABE’s highest accolade, ...
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May 29Unmowed grass in medians becoming an issue in Fairfax The grass in roadside medians and along sidewalks is getting high in Fairfax, prompting angry residents to complain to their local officials, reports the Washington Post. The problem is, mowing ...Read More »