A long-running court battle over claims of race discrimination and breach of contract in a Danville public construction project is headed for a third trial in the wake of a hung jury last month. The case of Carnell Construction and ...Read More »
NEWPORT NEWS–Former Virginia Tech and Miami Dolphins player Marcus Vick will spend at least 10 days in jail for ignoring court orders. Newport News Sheriff’s spokeswoman Kathleen Carey said the younger brother of Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick reported to ...Read More »
The Virginia Court of Appeals could be getting tougher on procedural defects in appeal petitions. The court has asked lawyers in a criminal case to address whether a petition’s lack of exact references to trial court objections should require the ...Read More »
Lawyers have always been interested in better ways to produce legal documents and correspondence. Even before computers, memory typewriters allowed lawyers to reuse forms without retyping the entire document. It sounds like something from the Stone Age, but many practicing ...Read More »
Findings of harsh and abusive litigation behavior, a series of intentional misrepresentations to judges and conflicts of interest led to a three-year suspension for a Virginia lawyer last month. Jason Roper, formerly of Virginia Beach, said he is appealing the ...Read More »
The joint House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees had a long line-up for judicial interviews that stretched into the evening hours on March 5. Del. Ben Cline, R-Rockbridge County, chair of the House Courts judicial subcommittee, pointedly told candidates ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Media, publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginia Medical Law Report, has announced the Class of 2012 of “Influential Women of Virginia.” This awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes the outstanding efforts of women in ...
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