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IOLTA revisited? (access required)

Bankers seek to derail mandatory program By Robert SmithMidford, News Editor The Virginia Bankers Association is launching a new attack against the mandatory IOLTA rule. The Bankers Association, which fought the rule in June before the Supreme Court, is circulating ...

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1993 Top Popular Opinions (access required)

BARNES v. BARNES. Where the parties agreed that by 1989, their marriage had ended, and the wife filed for divorce in early 1990 on the grounds of mental cruelty and constructive desertion, the trial court did not err in refusing ...

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En banc granted in Barrett case (access required)

The Court of Appeals has granted a rehearing en banc in Barrett v. Commonwealth. The case was a Popular Opinion in November. In the original appeals opinion (VLW 093-7-606), the three-judge panel reversed a drunken driving conviction. The judges ruled ...

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…On a lighter note in '93 (access required)

Not every item in the legal news in Virginia in 1993 was portentous or serious. Among the more unusual stories across the commonwealth this past year: 1. The Bobbitts. John and Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County became household names ...

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