The Supreme Court of Virginia has closed the final door to recovery for families of two victims of the Virginia Tech shootings who sued the state rather than accept $100,000 settlements. The court Tuesday denied the families’ petitions for rehearing ...Read More »
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Reversing an earlier decision to bar access to recordings of oral arguments, the Supreme Court of Virginia has begun posting the recordings on its website. The court announced Jan. 10 that audio recordings will be posted at the end of ...Read More »
An effort to recover more than the maximum allowed under Virginia law in a birth injury case has been turned aside by the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court decided that injuries to Marissa Simpson, now 12, caused by a ...Read More »
A Norfolk newspaper does not owe damages to a Chesapeake school principal for an article that, according to the principal, insinuated he arranged for his son to get special treatment. The Supreme Court of Virginia affirmed the ruling of a ...Read More »
Two Richmond lawyers cannot be sanctioned for their argument in support of a divorce client ordered to pay her husband’s attorney’s fees. The Supreme Court of Virginia reversed sanctions ordered by Richmond Circuit Judge Margaret P. Spencer against Michael Shebelskie ...
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Oysters have no backbone and oyster farming can’t count as farming for a York County resident who grew his own among his neighbors. A York County Circuit Court upheld two landowners’ right to cultivate a homegrown product, but the Supreme Court ...
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