An American couple who lived in Japan while the wife worked for the U.S. government has been ordered to pay $3.3 million for subjecting their Ethiopian housekeeper to sexual slavery. Russell and Linda Howard moved to Tokyo in 2008 and ...Read More »
Three former mental health staffers will share a “finders fee” of $1.37 million for their help in uncovering billing fraud at a residential treatment unit for boys. The three were the first to alert government officials to phony Medicaid claims ...Read More »
Leading Virginia trial lawyer William B. Poff of Roanoke died Wednesday morning after a long illness. Mr. Poff had been a “role model for lawyers all over this state for more than five decades,” said Senior U.S. District Judge Robert ...Read More »
A Springfield lawyer who took up with a gambling man 15 years ago has lost her law license for a year based on a federal felony conviction. Sharon R. Connelly told a federal judge in 2007 she had no idea ...Read More »
A soldier from Fort Lee will get a U.S. Supreme Court hearing in his custody dispute with his ex-wife, who moved with their five-year-old daughter to her native Scotland In August, the high court granted a writ and scheduled oral ...Read More »
A 67-year-old family-owned mining business could be broken up and parceled out under a judge’s “drastic” remedy for the company’s oppression of minority shareholders. Fairfax County Circuit Judge Jane Marum Roush concluded the Disthene Group Inc. – which owns a ...
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Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire reduced only slightly a jury’s recommended sentence for the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 beating death of his ex-girlfriend, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Hogshire imposed a ...
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