U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Santoro today turned thumbs down on Michael Vick’s initial plan for paying back debtors with a revived career in pro football. The Virginian-Pilot reports Santoro rejected the plan because there was no guarantee Vick’s football career ...Read More »
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Defense attorneys are finding fertile ground for cross examination in a Campbell County death penalty case. A medical examiner testified at a pretrial hearing yesterday that her signature was forged on the victim’s death certificate submitted to the Health Department. ...
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Lawyers are being cautioned to watch how they use the new social media on the Internet, especially for marketing purposes. Wendy Inge of legal malpractice insurer Minnesota Lawyers Mutual said that the slump in the economy has led to the ...Read More »
A former Chester real estate lawyer was sentenced last week to two years in prison for his participation in a mortgage “rescue” program that scammed homeowners out of the equity in their homes. Colin C. Connelly, 52, of Hopewell also ...Read More »
Gov. Tim Kaine has vetoed a handful of bills from this year’s General Assembly session aimed at increasing the scope of Virginia’s death penalty. In particular, the governor has refused to sign legislation that would modify Virginia’s “triggerman” rule to ...Read More »
Richmond attorney Tony Troy claims a circuit judge erred when he slashed Troy’s attorney fee request in an action related to the Gloucester County government battles. Troy is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to review the decision to award ...Read More »