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News in Brief for 10/9/95 (access required)

Judges changes his mind on sexual-harassment sanctions As reported in this newspaper on Aug. 21, 1995, Judge Richard L. Williams issued the first opinion in the country interpreting a newly amended Federal Rule of Evidence, according to Virginia lawyers. In ...

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News in Brief for 10/2/95 (access required)

Double jeopardy issue reaches appeals court The constitutionality of Virginia’s driver’s license-suspension statute reached the Court of Appeals Sept. 21. In the first challenge to the new law to reach the appellate court, attorneys argued whether the suspension of a ...

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Discovery delay gets $15K slap (access required)

Plaintiff gets its costs A Norfolk premises liability defendant has been hit with a $15,000 sanction to cover the plaintiff’s costs in tracking down information not provided in discovery. The sanction appears to be the largest in a state court ...

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Judicial discretion and deviations (access required)

Preliminary data released last month by the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission indicates the Virginia Circuit Court judges are taking the legislature at its word. Consideration, not application, of the guidelines is mandatory. Judges are finding opportunities to impose sentences both ...

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