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 »
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice David Souter has opted for a $500,000 suburban New Hampshire home instead of his aging family farmhouse. According to The New York Times, Justice Souter has concerns that the farmhouse wasn’t structurally sound enough to ...
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President Obama nominated Timothy Heaphy, a partner at McGuireWoods LLP, today to be the U.S. attorney for the Western District of Virginia. Heaphy graduated from the University of Virginia in 1986 and from its law school in 1991.He was a ...Read More »
Tony Richardson, the former police chief of Damascus, was in court yesterday for sentencing. Richardson previously had pleaded guilty to eight drug-dealing charges and one weapons charge. His lawyer, Anthony Anderson, told Washington County Circuit Judge Birg Sergent that Richardson did it ...
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