The United States Supreme Court has upheld the federal health care law, finding the critical individual mandate provision valid under Congress’ taxing powers, although not under its power to regulate commerce. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who opposed the health ...Read More »
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors Tuesday unanimously reversed its earlier decision to oust school president Teresa Sullivan. The school announced the decision in a news release available on its website. Sullivan was asked to resign earlier this month ...Read More »
The Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission has appointed Meredith Farrar-Owens as its new director, the Supreme Court of Virginia has announced. Farrar-Owens is the second person to serve as director since the Sentencing Commission was established by the General Assembly in ...Read More »
A wife wins her appeal and attorney’s fees after her husband violated their PSA by failing to name her as a beneficiary of his military survivor benefit plan, the Virginia Court of Appeals said today. Its decision in Nelson v. ...Read More »
Advocates clashed Monday over whether a new U.S. Supreme Court decision gives a victory to those who favor allowing police to ask for documentation from suspected illegal immigrants without probable cause. The chair of the Prince William County board of ...Read More »
Hopewell General District Judge Kenneth Nye has been cleared to hold court again as a retired judge. Nye presided over court Thursday, according to court clerk Deborah Hatcher. Nye was asked to step aside from judicial duties in April after ...Read More »
A divided 4th Circuit panel has upheld a $1.7 million malicious prosecution award to a night dock supervisor accused of stealing computers from a loading dock of a Colonial Heights shipping company. The award from a jury in Richmond federal ...
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