A Charlottesville federal judge has joined courts in Texas and Maine in setting a high hurdle for victims of child pornography seeking restitution from defendants convicted of receiving or possessing images of the victims’ abuse. It’s the latest development in ...Read More »
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While Episcopalians squared off last week over whether judges can decide church property disputes, an Alexandria federal judge turned aside a First Amendment challenge to a government-backed project for affordable housing units that will share a 10-story building with a ...Read More »
A Henrico County judge has approved a $1.75-million settlement in the controversial case involving the death of a teenage girl during a visit with a friend. The money comes from the homeowners’ insurance carrier for parents of the victim’s friend. ...Read More »
A Henrico County judge has approved a $1.75-million settlement in the controversial case involving the death of a teenage girl during a visit with a friend. The money comes from the homeowners’ insurance carrier for parents of the victim’s friend. ...
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Today’s crop of 18 opinions from the Supreme Court of Virginia brings additional evidence that lawyers still struggle to follow the rules about proper parties in civil actions. In Johnson v. Hart, the beneficiary of a will was dissatisfied with ...Read More »
A Wythe County man whose property may set some kind of record for condemnation actions has won an early skirmish in his battle to extract more compensation from the state Department of Transportation. Wythe County Circuit Judge Joey Showalter denied ...Read More »
One of the effects of the General Assembly’s repeated refusal to increase the mandatory retirement age for judges is to discourage experienced attorneys from seeking seats on the bench, laments Sen. John Edwards, D-Roanoke. Speaking to the Roanoke Bar Association ...
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The Roanoke Bar Association today voted to recommend U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Urbanski for the vacancy created when U.S. District Judge Norman Moon took senior status in February. Virginia’s two U.S. senators have requested recommendations from bar groups for the ...
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