Holding that “obscene” means more than just “pornographic,” the en banc Court of Appeals of Virginia has affirmed the conviction of a Texas doctor who persistently harassed his estranged wife with vulgar emails. While completing medical training in Texas in ...Read More »
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says the no-guns-on-campus policy at the University of Virginia lacks the legal authority to overcome the gun-carrying rights of citizens with concealed weapons permits. In a July 1 opinion letter, Cuccinelli draws a distinction between ...Read More »
A Richmond electrical contractor can go after the personal assets of an electrical engineer whose company allegedly botched a job at the University of Richmond. Henrico County Circuit Judge Gary A. Hicks let the contractor pierce the corporate veil of ...Read More »
A Roanoke County jury has awarded $53,800 apiece to most of 16 former nursing students who said their nursing school failed to tell them when it lost its accreditation. The verdict against the state caps a nine-day trial and three ...Read More »
A judge has overturned a jury’s awards totaling $101,000 based on gender discrimination claims against Virginia Tech. Roanoke U.S. District Judge James Turk ordered a new trial holding the trial evidence showed Virginia Tech paid fund-raising employees based on experience ...
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Does anyone still use a phone book to look up a number? Apparently they did in 2004, because more than 350 complaints came rolling in to the State Corporation Commission when a multitude of errors appeared in Verizon telephone books ...Read More »
North Carolina is one of the few remaining states with “heart balm” laws, allowing spurned spouses to recover big bucks as victims of adultery. The latest example pits an assistant prosecutor against a family lawyer. The two women had been ...Read More »