Stanley Yelnats was given a choice. The judge said, “You may go to jail, or you may go to Camp Green Lake.” Stanley was from a poor family. He had never been to camp before. If you recognize those words ...Read More »
In the tussle over hospital internal review documents, a Martinsville Circuit Court has come down on the side of a med-mal plaintiff. Plaintiff Emma Lucille Gravely sued Dr. Richard S. Perren, an emergency medicine doctor, who allegedly discharged her with ...Read More »
The General Assembly elected Prince William County Circuit Judge Rossie D. Alston Jr. to the Virginia Court of Appeals this afternoon. The legislature had elected Alston to a second eight-year term on the circuit court earlier in the session. He ...Read More »
House Bill 2526, which would transfer administration of the judicial performance evaluation program from the Supreme Court of Virginia to the General Assembly, barely cleared the House yesterday on a 49-48 vote. The vote came on crossover day, the last ...Read More »
Los Angeles-based business litigation firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges is red-faced over its apparent disclosure of a confidential settlement amount in a firm brochure trumpeting its successes. The inadvertant disclosure is particularly ironic because the firm went to ...
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Former Richmond public defender John B. Boatwright III died this past Monday after an illness. He was 56. Mr. Boatwright was a 1981 graduate of the University of Virginia law school. He worked in private practice until 2002, when he ...Read More »
Wait! There are more! Candidates for federal judgeships, that is. Michael R. Shebelskie, a partner in the litigation and intellectual practice in the Richmond office of Hunton & Williams, is interested in the district court seat inRichmond. Sharon Y. Eubanks, ...
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