Ever heard a comedian tell a joke you heard somewhere else? Turns out, there’s a whole series of unwritten rules that, more or less, govern the otherwise-lawless world of stand up comedy material. Now, two University of Virginia law professors ...Read More »
LaBravia Jenkins can keep her work address. The appointed Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fredericksburg was elected by the voters Tuesday, defeating two other contenders. As reported by The Free Lance-Star, it was a close vote. By Peter ViethRead More »
Electing three new judges in Norfolk in the next session of the General Assembly apparently won’t be a repeat of the battle to fill three circuit court vacancies there that occurred this year. Sources say the delegation has agreed on: ...Read More »
The recount court has proclaimed Democratic challenger Tom Perriello the victor over Republican incumbent Virgil Goode in the recount of the vote in Virginia’s 5th Congressional District. “Having determined that Tom S. Perriello has received the highest number of votes, ...
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The judicial system appears to have escaped unscathed from the latest round of budget cuts announced today by Gov. Tim Kaine. Kaine did not mention the court system in his remarks to the legislative money committees, and a quick check ...Read More »
Lawyers for four Gloucester County supervisors “disregarded good billing judgment and went straight for the stars,” according to a motion filed Tuesday by substitute Commonwealth’s Attorney John “Jack” T. Randall. Randall issued the motion in response to the attempt by ...
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Don’t try this in Virginia, but it appears to have worked in Australia – up to a point. Frustrated at not being able to serve a foreclosure notice by conventional means, an Australian lawyer sent the legal documents to a ...Read More »