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Fourth Circuit resists new definitions (access required)

Fourth Circuit resists new definitions In half-a-dozen cases in recent years, federal courts in Virginia have specifically addressed the instruction on “reasonable doubt. Possible Doubt Although the trial court told the jury that the government was not required to prove ...

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Four groups study juveniles (access required)

Several groups in Virginia state government are studying Virginia’s juvenile justice system this year. A scorecard follows. Mission: This group was appointed by Gov. George F. Allen to look at ways to prepare the system for an expected jump in ...

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Lawyer's estate gets double fees (access required)

For six years, a Southwest Virginia bankruptcy attorney was in and out of courtrooms on behalf of his client, a destitute coal miner. The lawyer continually urged the court to keep the case on its docket while the coal miner ...

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Lawyers Weekly seeks a CEO (access required)

Lawyers Weekly Publications, the parent company of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, is looking for a CEO who is capable of continuing the solid growth of this Massachusetts-based company. The founder/CEO, J. Edward Pawlick, would like to retire. A candidate would have ...

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