A circuit court judge appeared skeptical about the plaintiffs’ efforts to overcome sovereign immunity defenses for state officials in the Virginia Tech shooting cases. Franklin County Circuit Judge William Alexander heard arguments Monday on various defenses raised in two $10-million ...Read More »
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Just how friendly judges can be with the lawyers who appear before them has always been a difficult ethical question. Facebook and other social media don’t make it any less difficult, as an opinion by the Florida Judicial Ethics Advisory ...
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The Virginia State Golf association has presented its annual Service to Golf award to Richmond lawyer Steve Isaacs, who has a solo practice in addition to being director of the character and fitness committee of the Virginia Board of Bar ...Read More »
The Roanoke landowner whose property was condemned, presumably for expansion of a privately-owned medical complex, is asking a judge to reconsider a key ruling in the case. After Roanoke Circuit Judge William Broadhurst ruled against the owner last month, word ...
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Ten months after someone shot and injured Leesburg lawyer Todd Sanders as he worked late in his office, police say they’re still looking for the assailant. A spokesman for the Leesburg police department said the investigation of the February incident ...Read More »
It’s “Happy Holidays” for a couple of employment discrimination plaintiffs whose cases were revived by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in recent days. A former Unisys Corporation employee said the trial court was too quick to pull the ...Read More »
We learn today that the expensive-looking “Patek Philippe” watch surrendered last week by White House party crasher Tareq Salahi to cover a judgment for lawn care fees was just a fake. The Northern Virginia Daily reports the appraisal came back ...Read More »