Two lawsuits against the Roanoke County School Board alleging student mistreatment have been dismissed based on sovereign immunity. Roanoke attorney Harvey Lutins, who filed both suits in Roanoke County Circuit Court, said on Friday that he intends to explore whether ...Read More »
The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees voted yesterday to send an ultimatum to Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr.: withdraw the order limiting dissemination of judicial performance evaluation reports or appear before the committees to explain why legislators ...Read More »
The Workers’ Compensation Commission has decided to extend the time allowed to file appellate written statements with the commission, from 15 days for appellant, with 10 more for appellee, to 30 days and an additional 15 days. Litigants routinely request ...
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Lloyd Coleman Sullenberger of Orange, former judge of the 16th Circuit, passed away Wednesday. He was 68. Judge Sullenberger was a graduate of the University of Virginia, according to his obituary in The News Leader. He served in the U.S. ...Read More »
Texas financier Allen Stanford, accused in an $8 billion fraud case, was located and served with civil papers in Fredericksburg yesterday. Stanford is accused of perpetrating one of the nation’s largest-ever financial frauds, reports The Washington Times. He was ordered ...
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The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees will interview tomorrow Chief Deputy Attorney General William C. Mims, who is expected to be elected to fill Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell’s unexpired term, and candidates for more than 25 judicial ...Read More »
The lobbyist who contended that The New York Times libeled her by accusing her of an affair with Sen. John McCain has settled her suit against the newspaper. No money changed hands, but attorneys for Vicki Iseman contend that she ...Read More »