The U.S. Senate has confirmed Elena Kagan for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. The New York Times reports the Senate vote was 63 to 37. Kagan is the fourth woman to be named to the court and joins ...
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Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli this week gave the green light for clerks to make recordings of court proceedings and provide copies for a fee, a practice that might help litigants who can’t afford to hire court reporters. Cuccinelli’s position ...
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Former clients of disbarred Roanoke bankruptcy attorney Ann Marie Miller will receive an average of 20 cents on the dollar for their claims under a plan generally approved by Roanoke Circuit Judge Clifford Weckstein. Roanoke lawyer Chip Magee, the receiver ...Read More »
Attorneys are now able to fill out and print many routine court forms from the Virginia State Bar website. Sandra Karison, assistant director of legal research in the Office of the Executive Secretary at the Supreme Court of Virginia, said ...Read More »
Divorce courts deciding custody often look at travel time when they juggle visitation schedules. One Fairfax court got right down to the daily commute, deciding a child should change from a Virginia school to one in Annapolis in order to ...Read More »
Richmond U.S. District Court Judge Henry Hudson has denied the federal government’s motion to dismiss the Commonwealth of Virginia’s lawsuit that challenges Section 1501 of the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act. Section 1501 is the “Minimum Essential Coverage Provision,” ...Read More »
In an unpublished order, the Supreme Court of Virginia today upholds the 12-month suspension of Norfolk lawyer Curtis Tyrone Brown’s license to practice law. A three-judge panel concluded that Brown made a false statement to a judge and disrupted a ...Read More »