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Jury awards $662k in excessive force case (access required)


A Loudoun County man’s five-year battle to recover damages for a violent confrontation at his home produced a $662,500 verdict against three sheriff’s deputies. Marcus Mial claimed officers violated his rights in 2010 when they stormed into his home and ...

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McAuliffe blocks higher scrutiny of state use of private lawyers (access required)


Gov. Terry McAuliffe has vetoed a bill to require public posting of most state contracts with private lawyers. Billed as a government transparency measure, Senate Bill 1059 was sponsored by Sen. Mark. D. Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg. “The legislation would have enhanced ...

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