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Infrared breath test admissible (access required)

When prosecuting a drunken driver, the commonwealth may use test results from a machine performing an infrared analysis of the suspect’s breath, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first impression. The decision forecloses an argument ...

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Where you'll find guidelines used (access required)

If you handle family-law cases in the following areas, your cases may be affected by spousal-support guidelines: * Fairfax * Warrenton/Fauquier County * Harrisonburg * Rockingham County * Winchester * Frederick County * Staunton/Augusta County * Martinsville And guidelines are ...

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What the new PR Code would mean (access required)

Although the new draft Code of Professional Responsibility by and large continues current requirements, it contains some significant changes: 1. Adverse authority. A lawyer would be required to present adverse authority in a controlling jurisdiction, even if opposing counsel does ...

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News in Brief for Feb. 20, 1995 (access required)

Deadline nears for capital recertification Attorneys wishing to be recertified to defend indigent defendants in capital cases will need to apply by June 1 to be requalified as of July 1. The current list of certified capital counsel includes 221 ...

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