Lack of clarity in contracts keeps civil litigation attorneys employed. There is nothing better for business than contract terms which can be interpreted in multiple ways. We can endlessly marshal cases and analogies to convince a court that one interpretation ...Read More »
Nearly one-third of lawyers who participated in a recent employment survey said they planned to hire full-time legal professionals during the fourth quarter of 2012. “In particular, small and midsize law firms are recruiting associates with solid business development skills ...Read More »
Richmond is facing another lawsuit by current and former police officers who claim they’re owed overtime pay. Seventy-seven plaintiffs filed the lawsuit Oct. 5 in federal court. The lawsuit says the city erroneously applied a federal law that says overtime ...Read More »
An attorney accused of destroying telltale "metadata" on two computer thumb drives has been yanked from a $20-million case right before a scheduled two-week trial. The disqualification of an employment rights lawyer and her Reston law firm highlights the peril for lawyers handling computer data.Read More »
The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has affirmed a public reprimand against a Prince George County prosecutor who allegedly pursued criminal charges without probable cause. The case represents another instance of bar discipline for a prosecutor, following recent criticism from ...Read More »
Sen. Richard H. Black wants to prevent circuit judges from second-guessing the judgeship choices of the General Assembly, but his proposal may cast a wider net than he intended. In the wake of the House of Delegates’ controversial rejection of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two fishermen accused of trespassing in Alleghany County have been barred from wading on a contested section of the Jackson River after a judge ruled that 18th-century grants from the English crown and the commonwealth of ...Read More »
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Court of Appeals has affirmed the convictions of a former eighth-grade science teacher who sent sexually explicit images and messages to a teenage boy. Connie Beth Klewer of Lebanon was convicted of electronic solicitation ...
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen drew sharper contrasts Monday between themselves in a televised primetime U.S. Senate debate on the issues of entitlements seniors have paid all their lives, with Allen backing higher retirement ...
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