A 4th Circuit panel refused to disturb lower court findings that prosecutors denied due process rights for the Prince William County man accused of arranging the murder of a competing drug dealer. The three-judge panel Thursday affirmed the conclusions of ...Read More »
Debra Farmer didn’t take the broad hint offered by U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema during a final pretrial conference in Farmer’s Title VII suit against Navy Federal Credit Union, Farmer’s former employer. Brinkema recounted the state of the record and ...Read More »
It’s official: the Court of Appeals will dismiss your petition for appeal if you fail to follow the rules for assignments of error. As we reported in March, the court had asked lawyers to address whether a 2011 Supreme Court ...Read More »
The gender discrimination lawsuit against Chesterfield County filed by a former human resources director has lawyers trading sharp words over discovery. Karla Gerner is on a “fishing expedition” with requests for personnel records for male former administrators in the county ...Read More »
Gov. Bob McDonnell has filled two vacant circuit court judgeships with candidates having experience in prosecutor’s offices. Halifax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Kimberley Slayton White was named to the 10th Circuit bench, while Tazewell County General District Judge Jack S. “Chip” ...
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A trial court turned the tables on a mother who claimed a father violated a protective order, and jailed the mother for lying to the court. The father foiled the mother’s attempt to have him punished by secretly videotaping his ...Read More »