Two days. Two rulings that Virginia’s civil remedial fees are unconstitutional. Yesterday, it was Henrico General District Judge Archer L. Yeatts III, who acknowledged that he is obliged to enforce the law if there is any rational basis for it. ...Read More »
MINNEAPOLIS – Dolan Media, the parent company of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, went public today. The Minneapolis-based firm’s shares opened on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “DM,” with an initial public offering price of $14.50.When trading commenced ...Read More »
A co-defendant of Michael Vick has acknowledged spending most of his time taking care of and training the pit bulls fought by “Bad Newz Kennels” through September 2004. Tony Taylor, a 34-year-old Hampton man, pleaded guilty today to a felony ...Read More »
A Henrico County General District judge said today that he will rule next Thursday on the constitutionality of the civil remedial fees for abusive drivers. Anthony O. Price pleaded no contest before Judge Archer L. Yeatts III to a misdemeanor ...Read More »
Marisa Taylor of McClatchy Newspapers Washington Bureau has an extended article on the U.S. Justice Department’s abandonment of the criminal investigation of the implosion of Reciprocal America, first reported in Virginia Lawyers Weekly on April 2. The article elicited more ...Read More »
Henrico General District Judge Archer L. Yeatts III today rejected an attempt to challenge Virginia’s new scheme of “abusive driver” fees, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Yeatts ruled that a general district court didn’t have the jurisdiction to stop the ...Read More »
Political reality outweighs a nuanced view of legal ethics. The Standing Committee on Legal Ethics of the Virginia State Bar reached that conclusion last week in withdrawing advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1829, which would have eliminated the bright-line guidance that ...Read More »
Litigators who like to catalogue race-neutral bases for striking prospective jurors can add another one that has worked in federal court in Richmond: being a veteran of a Richmond jury. A 1986 case, Batson v. Kentucky, and its progeny protect ...
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Our colleagues at the Colorado Springs Business Journal have become the latest Dolan Media Company operation to join the blogosphere. They launched their blog, the CSBJ Blog, this past Monday. Previously the CSBJ had maintained a local golf league blog. ...
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