Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. says he will appoint a subcommittee of the Committee on District Courts to help develop a policy designed to save $3 million a year in court-appointed attorneys’ fees. Commonwealth’s attorneys suggested the money could ...Read More »
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Richmond lawyer William C. Wood can take a lot of personal satisfaction in how Virginia family law practice has grown in scope and complexity since he pioneered his specialty practice in Henrico in 1966. One of the deans of the ...Read More »
Orange County Circuit Judge Daniel Bouton has refused to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at blocking a Walmart-based shopping center near a historic Civil War battlefield. In the 10-page opinion, available here, Bouton finds local citizens have standing to challenge the ...
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Alexandria U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee is dismissing Rosetta Stone’s infringement lawsuit against Google, Inc. Lee has entered orders granting Google’s motion to dismiss and motion for summary judgment, with his reasoning to come later in a written opinion. ...Read More »
A one-time Botetourt County restaurant owner used phony income documents to help score a $450,000 settlement for his alleged swimming pool knee injury, according to authorities. Now, the man may have to pay the money back. Eric Wooten pleaded guilty ...Read More »
Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney, nominated by President Obama for a seat on the federal bench, has a date with the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow. According to the committee’s website, Gibney comes up April 28 at 2:30 p.m. A webcast ...Read More »