The Hotel John Marshall opened in downtown Richmond in 1929 in grand style. Designed by Marcellus Wright and named for U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall, himself a Richmonder, the hotel hosted presidents, movie stars, even Elvis Presley. Close to a ...Read More »
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The Alexandria Sanitation Authority will pay $36 million to resolve a three-year condemnation battle over a 10-acre site marked for expansion of a sewage plant. The owners of the tract hoped to sell it for $42 million in 2006 to ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today reverses and remands the finding that breakaway Episcopal congregations in Northern Virginia can keep their church property against claims by the established church organization. The Supreme Court rules that a Civil War-era Virginia statute ...Read More »
A Virginia Beach man driven from his home by tainted Chinese drywall cannot look to his homeowners’ insurance policy for coverage of his losses, a Norfolk federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Robert G. Doumar granted summary judgment for ...Read More »
Former George Mason University law professor Kyndra Rotunda has settled the remaining claims in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the school and her former supervisor, Prof. Joseph Zengerle, reports the ABA Journal. Alexandria U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema dismissed most ...
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Domestic relations lawyers around Virginia report a recent jump in the rate of divorce filings as the economy stabilizes. The increase in new clients still lags in fast-growing areas, however, because so many homes are awash in debt, lawyers say. ...Read More »