Legal and ethical questions have been raised by the apparent decision by an accused killer to seek his own execution. Waverly Whitlock, who was charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of an 11-year-old boy, has volunteered for the ...Read More »
South Hill’s John Boyd has earned a reputation as the voice of black farmers on Capitol Hill. After nearly losing his farm due to discriminatory lending practices, Boyd has spent the past eight years driving to Washington and speaking to ...Read More »
Who better than a law librarian to pull together a listing of Internet sites for lawyers and other legal professionals? Tim Coggins, head of the law library at the University of Richmond, has been in demand for his power-point programs ...Read More »
Virginia’s Eastern District Bankruptcy Court should convert its temporary judgeship to a permanent slot, according to testimony this week before a House subcommittee. The Eastern District would have six permanent bankruptcy judgeships if Congress approves conversion of a temporary judgeship ...
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“Cohabitation clauses” commonly show up in divorcing couples’ PSAs. Nobody wants to keep paying support to a spouse who has moved on and moved in with somebody else. But such cohabitation clauses are not necessarily “self-executing,” as the Court of ...Read More »