Producers of the movie Your Mommy Kills Animals, who won contract damages and copyright protection, got enough, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held March 6. The VLW Blog reported the dispute in Berman v. Johnson in October 2007, ...Read More »
A Spotsylvania County family left the courthouse empty handed yesterday after a jury refused to blame animal control officers for the brutal dog mauling death of an 82-year-old woman. Represented by Charlottesville’s Tom Albro, the family contended that the county ...
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A disappointed space tourist can sue under Virginia consumer protection law, an Alexandria U.S. District Court ruled March 3. Japanese internet tycoon Daisuke Enomoto agreed in 2004 to pay Space Adventures Ltd., located in Vienna, $20 million to facilitate his ...Read More »
Organizers of a new, Virginia-based project want to raise the profile of state supreme courts in the U.S. The Institute of Bill of Rights Law at the William & Mary law school and the National Center for State Courts, headquartered ...Read More »
The Washington and Lee University law school has received a $2 million gift to support its new program for third-year law students.The gift is from John Huss, a member of the law class, and his wife, Ruth. Three-fourths of the ...Read More »
A civic leader and former legal secretary has acknowledging stealing thousands from a retired doctor. Jean Neal is charged with one count of embezzlement and 32 counts each of forgery, uttering a forged instrument and obtaining money under false pretenses, ...Read More »
The law-abiding get a first hand look at the inside of a jail tomorrow as the new Western Virginia Regional Jail offers free tours. Between 1 and 4 p.m. visitors will be escorted through the jail’s minimum, medium and maximum ...Read More »