In an unpublished order, the Supreme Court of Virginia today upholds the 12-month suspension of Norfolk lawyer Curtis Tyrone Brown’s license to practice law.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 »
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he will donate the $55,000 given to his campaign by the director of a Navy veterans organization that’s under investigation in several states. The donation from Bobby Thompson, whose whereabouts are now unknown, was ...Read More »
Guy Tower will step down as executive director of the Virginia Bar Association in July 2011 after six years in the post. Tower, who will turn 70 next year, said in a letter to VBA President Steve Busch that he ...Read More »
Saying their lawsuit was “legally dead on arrival at the courthouse,” a Patrick County Circuit Court has sanctioned a veterinarian and his lawyer for pursuing a frivolous lawsuit in violation of Virginia Code § 8.01-271.1. Like the Wicked Witch of ...Read More »
The Virginia Court of Appeals today rejects constitutional challenges to two convictions, holding in one case that a dying declaration is an exception to the Confrontation Clause and finding in the other an exception to the recent U.S. Supreme Court ...Read More »
Privacy advocate B.J. Ostergren, who posted state officials’ Social Security numbers as a dramatic demonstration of security lapses on official websites, won an appellate victory Monday. A 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel affirmed a district court ruling that ...
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