Apparently, there are a lot of cases coming out of the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park, because the federal judges are calling for back-up in this order posted on the Western District’s website.
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A couple of Roanoke lawyers who jabbed at each other during closing arguments got the attention of a federal judge in U.S. v. Adams, but neither lawyer stepped over the line barring misconduct. Defendant Robert Adams, a former sergeant in ...Read More »
We’re still waiting for the Virginia Lawyers Weekly interview with Antonin Scalia, but if you have been wondering why the notably media-wary justice has suddenly embraced electronic attention (other than book promotion, of course), there’s this bite from a new ...
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Reporters have been busy documenting the shenanigans leading up to yesterday’s municipal elections around Virginia. There was a Roanoke candidate who took out newspaper ads without disclosing his identity. In St. Paul, some people registered to vote even though they ...
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It had escaped our notice until today, but government has gone to You Tube in a big way. Virginia alone has 25 agencies using the do-it-yourself video website. Even Roanoke County has its own You Tube site. The latest entry ...Read More »
Five new members of Virginia State Bar Council prevailed in contested mail ballot elections in the 2nd, 4th, 13th, 14th and 18th circuits. In addition, George W. Shanks moved from an ex officio position as head of the Senior Lawyers ...Read More »
State police have charged J&D Court Judge Keith Blankenship with hit-and-run after an accident last month in Powhatan County, according to the Wytheville Enterprise. Blankenship is already facing DUI and refusal charges from a traffic stop on March 1. Blankenship, ...Read More »
The small Richmond firm of Schettine & Nguyen PLC won the “Attorney General’s Cup” for producing the most food per capita in the second annual Legal Food Frenzy. Other winners included Christian & Barton LLC of Richmond, McKenry, Dancigers, Dawson ...Read More »
Roanoke Commonwealth’s Attorney Don Caldwell says if he loses an assistant to budget cuts, more misdemeanor cases will be heard without a prosecutor in the courtroom. WSLS has the story.Read More »