ROANOKE—The Supreme Court of Virginia expects to have plenty of data to back up its proposal for realignment of judicial boundaries when it hands the plan to the General Assembly in November. Legislators proposed a judicial realignment plan in the ...Read More »
ROANOKE—It’s a roadside scene repeated every day. A police officer pulls over a car; the irritated driver hands over the license and registration. The traffic stop may be a costly annoyance for most drivers, but it is a situation charged ...
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ROANOKE—Virginia Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser has sounded a note of polite resistance to General Assembly efforts to expand the legislature’s control of the state’s courts. In her inaugural State of the Judiciary address at the Virginia Judicial Conference in ...Read More »
A set of revisions to the Virginia rules of court took effect May 2, but don’t worry if you forgot to double check the changes this week. The updates are primarily housekeeping in nature. One of the changes clarifies the ...Read More »
A proposed Virginia legal ethics opinion provides plaintiffs’ lawyers with new ammunition in the battle for protection from Medicare liens in personal injury settlements. Insurance companies and the plaintiffs’ bar have tussled as each side sought a shield against exposure ...Read More »
The lawyer for the families suing Virginia Tech over the April 16 shootings says Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli should step aside from representing the school because of his public comments about the lawsuits. Accusing Cuccinelli of jeopardizing a fair ...Read More »