Former Petersburg Sheriff George Epps says that he was vindicated by a 2007 Supreme Court of Virginia decision that overturned his contempt conviction and he wants the city government to pay his legal fees. As reported by The Progress-Index, Epps ...Read More »
The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, long considered the most reliably conservative of the federal appellate courts, is beginning to look more like the U.S. Supreme Court, at least on terrorism issues. Nine judges who participated in the case ...
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The Virginia State Bar is seeking comments to the proposal that all active VSB members engaged in the private practice of law representing clients (either individuals or entities) drawn from the general public be covered under a professional liability (malpractice) ...Read More »
The Lexington Fire Department has taken the City of Lexington to federal court over the disposition of a bequest. As the Roanoke Times reports, the suit brings to light a dispute over who controls the firefighters’ budget. Volunteer firefighters apparently ...
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The latest lawsuit over development in Blacksburg concerns a proposed Sonic drive-in, according to the Roanoke Times. A company fighting to build a big-box retail store (think Wal-Mart) in the college town claims that local authorities rejected the Sonic as ...Read More »