As we noted in our Dog Law feature last year, finding insurance to cover damage from unruly canines can be a tough assignment. In the twisting tale of Pauline Dabney’s dog bite claim, the Supreme Court of Virginia opened a ...Read More »
President Barack Obama says he plans to appoint University of Richmond law professor Azizah al-Hibri to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). Members of the independent, bipartisan, federal commission are appointed by the president and leaders of the ...
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The skirmishing between Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter and the Virginia State Bar over Hunter’s blog on his website continues, with a hearing now set for Oct. 18 before the Third District Disciplinary Committee. The case had been set for ...Read More »
The judge hearing two wrongful death lawsuits arising from the Virginia Tech shootings has denied a motion to kick the attorney general out of the case. Robert Hall, lawyer for the families of two shooting victims, argued the office of ...Read More »
Legal aid lawyers are hoping to boost participation in a Fairfax County program to provide legal help for people seeking court protection from abusive domestic situations. Advocates also want to foster similar programs in Alexandria and other Virginia communities. Legal ...Read More »