Gov. Timothy M. Kaine conditionally pardoned three men today for their alleged role in the rape of an 18-year-old woman in Norfolk in 1997. The three – Derek Tice, Danial Williams and Joseph Dick Jr. – confessed to the murder, ...Read More »
Neil MacBride is the leading candidate for U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, reports The Washington Post, citing unnamed sources. MacBride currently is an associate deputy attorney general. His resume includes work as a corporate lobbyist, a credential ...Read More »
A West Virginia criminal jury was sent home today – and a trial postponed – after an impatient juror was heard to say, “The longer we sit here, the guiltier he gets.” The defendent is a man accused of crashing ...Read More »
Former U.S. Attorney John Brownlee has joined the Northern Virginia and Washington offices of Holland & Knight as a partner in the firm’s enforcement defense and government contracts practices. Brownlee was the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia ...
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The Virginia Court of Appeals says today that improper driving is not a lesser included offense of reckless driving by speed. The defendant, accused of driving more than 80 miles per hour, presented a jury instruction based on Virginia Code ...Read More »
A discovery fight provoked strong language from an Alexandria U.S. District Court last week. Denise Montanile offered to sell vintage baseball cards on her Web site. Tom Botticelli thought he was buying six cards of early baseball stars for the ...Read More »
The Society of Professional Journalists is helping the Virginia Tech student newspaper with its legal fight to get information from the West Virginia State Police. The Collegiate Times will receive $1,000 from the society’s legal defense fund to help obtain ...Read More »