Author Archives: Deborah Elkins and Paul Fletcher

Scenes From The VBA Winter Meeting (access required)

It was a “millennial homecoming” for the Virginia Bar Association in Williamsburg Jan. 13-16. Since it was the first meeting of the new millennium (give or take a year), leaders of the group thought it was a pretty good idea ...

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Juvenile Can Use Insanity Defense (access required)

A 13-year-old defendant can use the insanity defense in a delinquency proceeding, the Court of Appeals of Virginia has ruled in a case of apparent first impression. The statutes on juvenile delinquency proceedings neither provide for nor prohibit the insanity ...

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