The Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia have a new online address and a new look. The rules now are hosted here on the court’s own Web site in PDF form. Steven L. Dalle Mura, director of legal research ...
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Virginia Tech president Charles Steger and former Executive Vice-President James Hyatt remain as defendants in the two lawsuits filed by families of students killed in the 2007 shootings at the school. Also remaining in the case are the former head ...Read More »
Former state Sen. George M. Warren Jr., a prominent trial lawyer and prosecutor, has died at age 87, reports the Bristol Herald Courier . Sen. Warren served in the Virginia Senate from 1963 to 1975. He was Bristol Commonwealth’s Attorney ...Read More »
Famed New Orleans restaurateur Al Copeland left a legacy of litigation stemming from his hair enhancements when he died last March. As reported by sister publication New Orleans City Business , Copeland’s estate is being sued for $126,000 for charges ...Read More »
Wise lawyer R. Stuart Collins reportedly is still waiting to find out why his law license was summarily suspended by the Virginia State Bar last week. Collins’ attorney, former Bar counsel Mike Rigsby, said he called lawyer discipline officials at ...Read More »
A drug defendant’s statements to a private security guard need not be suppressed, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court said last Friday, reversing a Richmond federal district court’s suppression order. Virginia’s system of state regulation of private security guards through Virginia ...Read More »
Attorney General-elect Ken Cuccinelli has named Williams Mullen partner and former federal prosecutor Chuck James to be chief deputy attorney general and McGuireWoods partner E. Duncan Getchell Jr. to be solicitor general. James is the son of Kay Cole James, ...Read More »