NORFOLK — A Virginia Beach tax preparer has been sentenced to one year and nine months in prison for falsifying clients’ federal income tax returns. Paul Zimmerman Jr., 49, was sentenced Nov. 5 in federal court in Norfolk. Federal prosecutors ...Read More »
On the day after President Barack Obama won re-election, a Virginia man accused of stealing a truck containing the president’s audio equipment for public appearances was sent to jail to await trial. Federal prosecutors said Eric Brown, 48, of Richmond ...Read More »
SPOTSYLVANIA — A Virginia man convicted for the 12th time in a drunken driving case will serve the maximum sentence. Media outlets report that 44-year-old David Marion Apraham of Spotsylvania received a seven-year sentence last Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court.. ...
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MANASSAS — A judge won’t remove a special prosecutor from the retrial of a former death-row inmate whose conviction and sentence were overturned by a federal court. Attorneys for Justin Wolfe argued that the special prosecutor, Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia has opened the door to claims against individual supervisors who take part in the unlawful firing of an employee. The Nov. 1 decision in VanBuren v. Grubb (VLW 012-6-143), decided 4-3, is a victory for ...
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The national presidential election is over, but there’s another vote yet to cast. Ballots have been mailed to Virginia lawyers in the race for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar, the first such contested election since 2001. Arlington’s Ray Benzinger ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia for the first time has granted a writ of actual innocence over the objection of the commonwealth. When the Court of Appeals of Virginia split five-five on a rehearing of a panel decision, that panel ...Read More »
A former human resources director for Chesterfield County has settled her lawsuit alleging the county discriminated by giving her a less generous severance package than the “sweetheart deals” given to her male counterparts. The county has paid Karla Gerner $42,000, ...Read More »
Virginia voters yesterday approved a constitutional amendment that will limit the government’s ability to take private property through eminent domain. With 99 percent of all precincts voting, the State Board of Elections reported that the referendum passed with 75 percent ...Read More »