When it comes to pleading adultery, a lawyer can’t use a claim of smoke to ferret out a fire. In a Keeler v. Keeler, a new divorce case from Fairfax, the wife suspected adultery. In her divorce complaint, her lawyer ...Read More »
The University of Richmond law school will present its highest honor, the William Green Award for Professional Excellence, this Friday to Judge Roger Gregory of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Gregory was first appointed to the court in ...
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A former McGuireWoods partner has admitted violating securities laws by trading unregistered shares of client companies. If that sounds more like a New York City crime than an item on a Virginia docket, it is. The defendant is Louis Zehill, ...Read More »
A freeze on filling judicial vacancies seems like pretty tame stuff compared with the steps being taken in Los Angeles to address California’s budget woes. The county superior court is laying off 379 workers and closing 17 courtrooms, according to ...Read More »
When Judge Wilson ordered Abbott Laboratories to turn over selected e-mails to federal investigators looking into alleged off-label marketing of Depakote, we had to wonder – why was this high-level pharmaceutical drama playing out in Abingdon, Va.? Abbott is based ...Read More »
Waivers on the fee caps for attorneys who represent indigent defendants will continue after all. The Senate budget had proposed cutting $600,000 out of this year’s budget and eliminating the $4.2 million projected for each of the next two fiscal ...Read More »
An Abingdon U.S. District Court has ordered Abbott Laboratories to turn over e-mails of current and former top executives in a government investigation of health care fraud. Abbott is under investigation for off-label marketing of its drug Depakote, approved by ...Read More »
A $1-million defamation suit against a leading advocate of child vaccination was dismissed yesterday by Alexandria U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton who ruled the physician’s statement “she lies,” in reference to an anti-vaccination advocate, was not actionable. The lawsuit ...
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