The U.S. Department of Justice has created a national database that aims to match names and histories with countless unidentified bodies. The National Missing and Unidentifed Persons System (NamUs), gives police, medical examiners, coroners and family members of missing people ...Read More »
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Economic stimulus money means more opportunities for enforcement of child support obligations. Virginia collected more than $639 million in child-support payments in the past 12 months, up $10 million from the previous year, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. In many cases, ...
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New Associations David O. Williamson has become a member of the Roanoke law firm of Brumberg, Mackey & Wall. Ethan G. Ostroff has joined the Virginia Beach office of Troutman Sanders as an associate. Elizabeth G. Hester and Drew W. ...Read More »
The execution of death row inmate Paul Warner Powell has been scheduled for tomorrow. The Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney will be among the witnesses, reports the Associated Press. Powell’s lawyers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the ...Read More »
Media organizations protested, but a Prince William County judge has not commented on the closing of a key hearing for a 17-year-old charged with capital murder. According to Inside Nova, the News & Messenger, along with the Washington Post and ...
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Julia Dudley, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, has seen a rise in complex criminal cases coming through the federal court in recent months. But these complicated crimes, such as white-collar fraud, are the kinds of cases that ...Read More »