Two survey firms in Alexandria went to court in a contest over a bankrupt firm’s assets, including telephone numbers and web addresses, in a new case that uses Virginia state law to fill a local gap in bankruptcy law. The ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Debate is heating up over proposed changes to federal civil procedure rules governing discovery as lawmakers, plaintiff’s attorneys and consumer advocates warn that the amendments could limit some litigants’ access to the courts. The proposed amendments to the ...
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Who is Jim Chung? According to his LinkedIn profile, he is a “software engineer” based in China working for a company that manufactures a software solution that works with SharePoint in U.S. military and government offices. Who is Jim Chung ...Read More »
A Rockingham County judge said a man who owed nearly $9,000 in back child support payments could appeal a finding of contempt without posting a bond in the amount of the support obligation. The decision last month by Circuit Judge ...Read More »
A school administrator who claimed she was pestered and propositioned by her boss, a former Virginia judge with a record of misconduct, settled her Title VII sexual harassment claim against the Scott County School Board for $80,000 last month. The ...Read More »
A Fairfax lawyer has agreed to a public reprimand after suggesting a sham summary judgment motion as part of an agreement to resolve a civil lawsuit. Attorney Mike Meier last month admitted to violation of ethics rules that prohibit making ...Read More »
Appellate lawyers and litigators are concerned that an otherwise low profile decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia last month could have a broad impact, foreclosing opportunities for that court – and trial courts – to get the law right. ...Read More »
A former lawyer who was revoked seven years ago for failing to repay money from a personal injury settlement is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to restore her law license. The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board is seeking comments ...Read More »
WASHINGTON (AP) One of the most influential news outlets covering the Supreme Court sets up shop on big decision days not in the pressroom with other reporters, but in the court’s cafeteria. The justices themselves read the award-winning SCOTUSblog, but ...
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