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Showdown on closings: UPL #183 (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor WINTERGREEN – Real estate closings are simple events that merely involve the completion of preprinted forms and require no legal advice. At least, that argument is what groups purporting to speak for Virginia’s banks, realtors ...

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Experts for the indigent: yes and no (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in two separate cases that an indigent defendant was not entitled to a court-appointed expert witness. Even though these two defendants failed to get appointed experts, the two opinions establish for the first time ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 23, 1996 (access required)

Arlington bar foundation makes local grants The Arlington County Bar Foundation recently awarded a total of $6,750 in grants to Arlington high schools and other community groups. The foundation awarded $250 each to five high schools to help defray the ...

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