Thirty-five years after its founding, the Virginia Law Foundation has never accomplished its original goal. Regardless, those associated with the organization point with pride to a legacy of beneficial projects financed over the years by $23 million in grant money ...Read More »
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A Spotsylvania County family left the courthouse empty handed yesterday after a jury refused to blame animal control officers for the brutal dog mauling death of an 82-year-old woman. Represented by Charlottesville’s Tom Albro, the family contended that the county ...
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Organizers of a new, Virginia-based project want to raise the profile of state supreme courts in the U.S. The Institute of Bill of Rights Law at the William & Mary law school and the National Center for State Courts, headquartered ...Read More »
As Roanoke lawyers pondered the prospects for an official Virginia Code of Evidence last week at a bench-bar conference, presenter John Oakey recalled the variations in trial gatekeeping by Virginia’s federal judges prior to the establishment of federal rules of ...Read More »
Like a hiker making his way through the forest, every person these days leaves a set of footprints nearly everywhere he goes. Only the tracks aren’t in mud, dirt or foliage – the footprints are electronic, creating a trail that ...Read More »
A developer who wanted to build an expected Wal-Mart store in Blacksburg will have to seek a special use permit, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. The developer argued that his rights to construct a large retail building became ...Read More »