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Opposition mounts to Sweet Briar closure

SWEET BRIAR (AP) Sweet Briar College’s planned shutdown continues to generate opposition, and now includes a call for the president to resign. An alumnae group, Saving Sweet Briar Inc., issued the call Monday for President James Jones’ resignation, according to ...

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Roanoke Law Foundation to award scholarships

The Roanoke Law Foundation is accepting applications for the 2015 James N. Kincanon and Jane S. Glenn Scholarships. The James N. Kincanon Scholarship was established in honor of Roanoke attorney James N. Kincanon in recognition of his 50 years of ...

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Sandler to receive family law award

Woodbridge lawyer Betty M. Sandler has been named the winner of the 2015 Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s Family Law Section. Sandler has practiced family law since 1986, primarily in Northern Virginia. She has ...

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Lawyer loses appeal against Yelp

A Northern Virginia lawyer’s defamation claim against Yelp is barred by the Communications Decency Act of 1996, a federal appeals court said on March 18. The consumer review website’s automated filtering system does not render it “an information content provider” ...

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