Just 10 days after he left office as Virginia governor, Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges they accepted gifts and loans from a businessman in exchange for help in promoting his ...Read More »
In this issue, Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its compilation of “Virginia’s Largest Verdicts of 2013.” Eighteen qualifying verdicts were reported to Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 2013. This number is slightly down from the 2012 compilation, where 20 cases made the ...
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A Richmond-based hospital company claims a former employee and his lawyers improperly helped themselves to acquire private company information amid litigation over an alleged hospital kickback scheme. A federal judge has agreed that the purported whistleblower and his lawyers used ...Read More »
In a new decision on a highly charged issue, the Supreme Court of Virginia has taken a broad view of a trial judge’s inherent authority to consider different outcomes for those who plead guilty to criminal charges. The high court ...Read More »
The client’s tale of woe begins with a traffic stop near a college campus. A driver had too much to drink, or an officer discovered illegal drugs. But wait, the client says. The traffic stop was made by a campus ...Read More »
A longtime circuit judge from Virginia Beach has been dealt a blow in his bid for a third term, as a child advocacy group urged legislators to block his re-election. Some lawmakers say they share the group’s concerns about comments ...Read More »