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The 1993 Legal Year (access required)

Normally, Virginia’s legal system basks in relative anonymity. Our reputation for conservative jurisprudence doesn’t put us on national television or the wire services very often, let alone in the tabloids. But two unusual, and very different, cases saw the harsh ...

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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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New judges, staff for Family Court? (access required)

The additional judges, clerk staff and mediators that would be added to existing juvenile & domestic relations court personnel to staff the family court, under the plan approved by the Judicial Council, would include, by district: District Judges Clerk/Staff Mediators ...

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