There’s etiquette, there’s ethics and then there’s the law. When a couple’s engagement ends, does the woman have to return the ring to her former fiancé? Virginia trial courts are split but the latest word from Richmond Circuit Court is ...Read More »
A North Carolina judge nominated for promotion more than a decade ago finally has been cleared to join the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the Associated Press reports. Judge James Wynn Jr. was confirmed by the U.S. Senate ...Read More »
Federal authorities in Roanoke Monday arrested former restaurateur Roland “Spanky” Macher on bankruptcy fraud and tax evasion charges. Macher is known as the founder of a chain of “Spanky’s” restaurants in Central and Southwest Virginia. More recently, he gained infamy ...Read More »
Insurance coverage disputes are among the 20 cases, about half of them criminal, for which the Supreme Court of Virginia has recently granted petitions for appeal. One of the coverage cases, The AES Corp. v. Steadfast Insurance Corp., Record No. ...
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University of Richmond law school Dean John Douglass has announced he will step down as dean next June and return to teaching at the school. Douglass will have served four years as dean when his term ends next year. “I ...Read More »