The Roanoke Bar Association recognized two attorneys at the organization’s annual Law Day Celebration May 2. S. D. Roberts Moore was presented with the 2016 Frank W. “Bo” Rogers Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. This award was established to recognize an ...Read More »
HALIFAX (AP) Virginia prosecutors defended a decision Tuesday not to bring charges against police officers who used stun guns multiple times on a black man before his death, saying that although the officers may have acted inappropriately they don’t think they ...Read More »
Virginia owners of so-called “dirty diesels” sold by Volkswagen Group of America Inc. are hoping to keep their bid for loaner cars before a Roanoke County judge. Volkswagen moved the case to federal court last week, but Lynchburg lawyer Jimmie ...
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(AP) A Virginia prosecutor has decided not to bring charges against officers who used stun guns repeatedly on a black man before his 2013 death, the man’s sister and her attorney said Monday. Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Tracy Quackenbush Martin said ...Read More »
(AP) Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday. Republicans argue the governor has overstepped his constitutional authority with ...Read More »
(AP) An attorney representing the family of a mentally ill inmate who died at a Virginia jail is criticizing officials’ decision not to save video footage captured outside the man’s cell in the days leading up to his death. Lt. ...Read More »
Lieutenant Kaylee R. Gum, a third-year student at the College of William & Mary law school, is the recipient of the Virginia State Bar’s 2016 Oliver White Hill Law Student Pro Bono Award. While a student at W&M, Gum has ...Read More »
Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, legal director of Northern Virginia’s Legal Aid Justice Center’s Immigrant Advocacy Center, has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Legal Aid Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Access to Legal Services Committee. Sandoval-Moshenberg specializes in ...
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Lelia Baum Hopper, director of the Court Improvement Project at the administrative office of the Supreme Court of Virginia, died this week, the court’s executive secretary reported. Ms. Hopper headed the CIP from its inception in 1995 until this year, ...Read More »