The General Assembly has moved to increase the threshold for medical malpractice payments that trigger an automatic physician competency assessment. The legislation also would exempt doctors who no longer have an active practice. A Virginia statute requires regulators to investigate ...Read More »
Politico is reporting that Virginia’s congressional delegation has reached a redistricting deal that likely will ensure eight of the state’s 11 seats will remain Republican for the next decade. You might ask how they can do that when the General ...Read More »
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has given its stamp of approval to the nomination of U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Urbanski to the district court bench. Urbanski was first nominated for the seat last year, but the appointment languished as Congress ...Read More »
A Front Royal lawyer is no longer facing misdemeanor charges of abduction by a parent, after a judge dropped two counts against him yesterday. David Downes sought to have the charges dismissed with prejudice, but the judge merely dropped them at ...Read More »
With 21 formerly frozen seats up for legislative election next month, would-be judges are making their aspirations known. The Daily Times reports four candidates have expressed interest in an Eastern Shore circuit judgeship, left open by the retirement of Glen ...
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