An Augusta County circuit judge may have aided political foes of Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe with a critical review of McAuliffe’s executive order restoring civil rights for more than 200,000 convicted felons. The judge rejected a criminal defendant’s request to ...Read More »
A national tax debt relief business headquartered in Virginia is under scrutiny as the Virginia State Bar has leveled a series of misconduct charges against the lawyer who founded it. The bar claims that the lawyer still controls the corporation ...Read More »
Even though jurors heard about earlier legal problems for a Lebanon doctor defending a medical malpractice case, the jury’s $2.75 million verdict will be allowed to stand, a federal judge in Abingdon has ruled. The trial against Dr. Dwight L. ...Read More »
By Pat Murphy Consumer protection attorneys are lauding a proposed federal rule that would effectively ban class action waivers in arbitration clauses included in new contracts for financial services. At the same time they are bracing for a wave of ...Read More »
By Vinny Vella Hartford Courant NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Reginald Dwayne Betts refuses to let his time in prison define his life. But he admits that he can’t escape it. Even with an Ivy League education. Days before he received ...Read More »
A Fairfax circuit judge has removed the managing partner of two family-owned businesses in Northern Virginia worth millions of dollars. The man had “lost his way,” running the businesses as if they were his own in breach of a limited ...Read More »
The world’s most famous trade secret, the vigilantly guarded recipe for Coca-Cola, is kept in a purpose-built vault in the company’s Atlanta headquarters. Most trade secrets, however, are kept on computers, where they are decidedly more vulnerable to hackers and ...
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