Richmond is facing another lawsuit by current and former police officers who claim they’re owed overtime pay. Seventy-seven plaintiffs filed the lawsuit Oct. 5 in federal court. The lawsuit says the city erroneously applied a federal law that says overtime ...Read More »
An attorney accused of destroying telltale "metadata" on two computer thumb drives has been yanked from a $20-million case right before a scheduled two-week trial. The disqualification of an employment rights lawyer and her Reston law firm highlights the peril for lawyers handling computer data.Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has affirmed a public reprimand against a Prince George County prosecutor who allegedly pursued criminal charges without probable cause. The case represents another instance of bar discipline for a prosecutor, following recent criticism from ...Read More »
Sen. Richard H. Black wants to prevent circuit judges from second-guessing the judgeship choices of the General Assembly, but his proposal may cast a wider net than he intended. In the wake of the House of Delegates’ controversial rejection of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two fishermen accused of trespassing in Alleghany County have been barred from wading on a contested section of the Jackson River after a judge ruled that 18th-century grants from the English crown and the commonwealth of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Court of Appeals has affirmed the convictions of a former eighth-grade science teacher who sent sexually explicit images and messages to a teenage boy. Connie Beth Klewer of Lebanon was convicted of electronic solicitation ...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen drew sharper contrasts Monday between themselves in a televised primetime U.S. Senate debate on the issues of entitlements seniors have paid all their lives, with Allen backing higher retirement ...
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CHARLOTTESVILLE – If only President Obama had had Molly Bishop Shadel on speed-dial for that first presidential debate, things might have gone differently. During one of those podium pauses when Obama was looking down, Shadel could have texted back suggestions ...Read More »
Sometimes employment litigation is complicated, so much so that the parties and judges can’t even agree on which court has jurisdiction to hear an appeal. The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to wade through the wording of a ...Read More »