The Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys has canceled its forum for candidates for the Virginia Court of Appeals. The forum had been scheduled for Monday at the University of Richmond law school. In a news release, VACA president Joel R. ...Read More »
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The lead detective in the investigation of a brutal double murder in Staunton 41 years ago helped the killer bury the murder weapon and hide her guilt, according to the killer’s deathbed confession. That was the account today from police ...Read More »
A Senate bill that would force Virginia drivers to carry at least $100,000 in auto liability coverage faces stiff opposition from the insurance industry. Sen. W. Roscoe Reynolds, D-Martinsville, introduced Senate Bill 1360 at the request of the Carroll County ...
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A House of Delegates subcommittee voted along party lines to kill bills that would have provided for no-excuse early voting in Virginia and for a bipartisan redistricting commission. The Roanoke Times reports the early-Monday-morning meeting of the six-member panel brought ...
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A Norfolk federal judge has punished a New Jersey business for offering “disingenuous and misleading” excuses for missing a deadline to respond to a lawsuit. The same business also was hit with sanctions for issuing a news release boasting of ...Read More »
Nearly one thousand title insurance agents and companies in Virginia would no longer have to register with the Virginia State Bar as CRESPA settlement agents under a bill introduced for the 2009 General Assembly session. To streamline the bureaucracy for ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia has given a family a new chance at a medical malpractice claim for a child who died of whooping cough after a hospital emergency doctor failed to admit him for treatment. In Jackson v. Qureshi, ...Read More »
Even though the trial judge remarked that imposing jury costs on a nonsuiting plaintiff was “pretty standard here in this court,” the Supreme Court of Virginia finds any such jury fee unwarranted under Virginia law. In Martin v. Duncan, the ...Read More »