A prosecutor cannot offer a plea agreement to a defense attorney that makes not disclosing the identity of a witness to the defendant a condition of the deal, according to the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. The ...Read More »
It may be a good time to live outside the law in Brookneal. The last remaining police officer in the Campbell County town has quit the force, reports The News & Advance. Officer Scott Earhart put in his resignation on ...Read More »
Del. Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, wants to undo a Virginia Supreme Court decision barring state and local government workers from some protections of the state whistleblower law. Janis has prefiled legislation for the 2011 General Assembly to provide relief for ...
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An employer’s “mandatory fun day” backfired when it had to pay workers’ comp to an employee injured during a day of “team building.” Claimant Margie Kenney worked as an in-home therapist for Highlands Community Services in Southwest Virginia. She testified ...
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Former Grundy lawyer David Cecil pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of mail fraud, money laundering and tax evasion in connection with his handling of the estate of a Buchanan County physician. The government says Cecil stole more than $175,000 ...Read More »