The lawyer for the former head of the counseling center where Virginia Tech gunman Seung-Hui Cho was referred for treatment says Cho’s records were accidentally removed from the unit. The records surfaced this week, as announced by Gov. Kaine yesterday, ...Read More »
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Of all the promises of a high-tech future heralded in the science fiction of our youth, one of the most captivating was the idea of video communication. We would use picture phones to see, not just talk to, our friends ...Read More »
The 2004 death of a popular high school freshman from an accident near Richmond has spawned a decision from the Supreme Court of Virginia July 17 that creates a new potential basis of liability for parents who agree to watch ...Read More »
A Chicago federal judge today dismissed charges of threatening a juror, ruling that Web posts by a Roanoke neo-Nazi were protected by the First Amendment. U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman held that merely publishing the address and other particulars about ...
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An investor that alleged it was misled about risks when it purchased a restaurant loan gets to pursue its fraud claims against the bank that sold the loan pursuant to a contract, an Alexandria federal judge has ruled. U.S. District ...Read More »
Del. Chris Saxman, R-Staunton, abruptly announced today he is withdrawing from his bid for re-election to the House. According to newspapers in Staunton and Harrisonburg, Republicans expect to nominate Staunton councilman Richard P. “Dickie” Bell to take Saxman’s place on ...
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We couldn’t make this up: a Florida judge had to rule on a request from a plaintiff’s lawyer to make the defense lawyer wear better shoes at a jury trial. According to the plaintiff’s “motion to compel defense counsel to ...Read More »
While mobile homes and the people who live in them often struggle for acceptability, manufactured housing remains a fertile source of work for lawyers in Virginia. The old image of the run-down “trailer” persists, according to a 2001 Virginia Tech ...Read More »