With fast-track legislation at the state Capitol intended to provide a quick fix for concerns in one Virginia community, and claims of racketeering going to trial in another, the Virginia Property Owners’ Association Act remains a lightning rod for controversy ...Read More »
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VIRGINIA BEACH—This year’s Tradition of Excellence award, the annual accolade given by the Virginia State Bar’s General Practice Section, went to a man who has devoted his career to government law. In honoring Richmond lawyer Roger C. Wiley Jr., the ...Read More »
They take their cocktails seriously, those folks in Alexandria. And because the folks at the state Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control take the rules seriously, it look legislation from the 2008 General Assembly to make it legal for Northern Virginians ...Read More »
In January 2006, two men driving on Interstate 64 both were killed in a fiery head-on crash in Goochland County. The estate of one man filed suit against the estate of the other driver. But the defendant’s lawyer filed a ...Read More »
Washington & Lee Law School has announced that Virginia Supreme Court Justice Donald Lemons will teach appellate practice in the school’s third year program. From the news release: “The outstanding faculty at Washington and Lee University School of Law are ...
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As reported by the AP, Richmond Circuit Judge Theodore J. Markow approved the state’s settlement with most of the families of those killed in the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech. The ruling today gives judicial approval to resolution of 24 ...Read More »
The family of a woman who sued a radiologist who failed to get word to her regular doctor about a life-threatening medical condition should have a second chance to try their medical-malpractice against him, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ...Read More »
While Virginia criminal defense attorneys struggle with those complicated fee waiver forms and skeptical judges, many of them are taking time out to help their newer colleagues. The Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys reports a surge in applications for ...Read More »
We have noted some of the shenanigans exposed in recent Virginia elections, mostly involving anonymous mudslinging in violation of election laws. In Amherst County, however, the sheriff says things got physical. An unsuccessful candidate for supervisor is accused of putting ...
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