Quantcast
Home / Author Archives: Peter Vieth (page 237)

Author Archives: Peter Vieth

Feed Subscription

No long-distance guilty plea for Vick

Circuit Judge Samuel E. Campbell today denied a defense request to allow former quarterback Michael Vick to plead guilty to state dog-fighting charges by video conference. The judge agreed with Surry County Commonwealths Attorney Gerald Poindexter that Vick should have ...

Read More »

Boyd-Graves seeks state claims data

A group of legal leaders in Virginia says the state needs to get a handle on what it pays for liability claims against state employees.  Members of the Boyd-Graves Conference, which makes recommendations for improvements in civil practice, renewed a ...

Read More »

Bloggers dodge lawsuit (access required)

Two Christiansburg bloggers hit with a $10 million lawsuit by a local businessman may face another round in court after their initial victory this month. Meanwhile, the increasing numbers of such lawsuits has led a national organization to launch a ...

Read More »

Welcome worn out

It takes a lot to try the patience of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. A persistent pro se litigant who used his pauper status to file multiple lawsuits and appeals without paying any filing fees has ...

Read More »

Vick will plead to state dog charges

Michael Vick, professional quarterback and amateur dog trainer, looks to be smoothing his path to re-entry into the football business. Documents in the Surry County courthouse indicate that Vick will plead guilty to his new state dog fighting charges.  Resolution ...

Read More »

Man in the lake identified

A pair of amateur genealogists have concluded that those human remains found last month in Mountain Lake are those of Samuel Ira Felder, a telephone company engineer from Troy, New York, who apparently drowned in a boating accident at Mountain ...

Read More »

Basket Brawl (access required)

A North Carolina student is suing two colleges and an athletic conference, claiming that she was “punched, kicked, and choked unconscious” in a bench-clearing brawl at a college basketball game at a Virginia school. Turquoise Lane also alleges that officials ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top