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Research Box: Supervisor Liability (access required)

Since the 4th Circuit case of Birkbeck, a number of opinions have come down in which courts have permitted or declined to permit plaintiffs to pursue Title VII, ADA or ADEA claims against individual supervisors. Though the rule emerging seems ...

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VSB disciplinary actions (access required)

Burke lawyer Michael Steven Arif has received a public reprimand with terms from the Fifth District Subcommittee, Section III, of the Virginia State Bar. The subcommittee’s order stated that Arif violated disciplinary rules relating to withdrawing properly from a case, ...

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Online romance: Seems he was a she (access required)

ALEXANDRIA–When Margaret Anne Hunter began talking to Thorne Wesley Jameson Groves on the Internet, she thought she was talking to a businessman with AIDS. And during their whirlwind courtship and engagement, she believed his story that the heavy bandages covering ...

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Bars Gear Up For High Court Endorsement (access required)

By Christopher Gatewood, Assistant Editor Virginia’s bar associations are cranking up their endorsement committees as the General Assembly prepares to elect a successor to Justice Roscoe B. Stephenson Jr., who will retire July 1. A clear front-runner is not likely ...

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