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Nesselrodt is yanked (access required)

The en banc Virginia Court of Appeals has rejected the panel opinion in Nesselrodt v. Commonwealth, a decision that stalled hundreds of habitual offender cases across the state. Standard “summary” driving records supplied by the Department of Motor Vehicles are ...

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Gov. Allen's '95 budget stiffs VSB (access required)

The Virginia State Bar’s uphill climb for relief from budget restrictions became a little steeper last week with the release of Gov. George F. Allen’s proposed budget for 1995-96. The 1994 General Assembly imposed a freeze on dues and staffing ...

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Attacking a breath test (access required)

On Jan. 1, a DUI suspect will no longer be able to choose between a breath test and a blood test: The suspect must take the breath test unless it is unavailable or he/she is unable to take it. Some ...

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