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News in Brief for June 17, 1996 (access required)

Court rejects exhumation to prove paternity The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a woman’s bid to exhume a man’s body to prove she is his illegitimate daughter and claim a share of his estate. Christine Trent Majied was seeking two-thirds ...

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Scoring 10 (access required)

Last week, Virginia Lawyers Weekly completed its first 10 years of service to the lawyers, judges and legal professionals in the commonwealth. Birthdays are always fun, because you can look back on where you’ve been. Since our first issue on ...

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News in Brief for June 10, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions Washington, D.C. lawyer Jesse L. Woodard voluntarily petitioned the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board to surrender his Virginia law license on May 22. The board accepted the petition and entered an order on that date revoking Woodard’s ...

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Negligent retention claim OK (access required)

Where a department store chain transferred a supervisor who had been accused of sexual harassment, a woman at his new store can sue the company for negligent retention after the supervisor allegedly harassed her, a Norfolk Circuit judge has ruled. ...

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