The proposal to transfer control of the judicial performance evaluation program from the Supreme Court of Virginia died last night in the Senate Courts of Justice Committee on a 9-6 vote. The House had approved the measure on a 49-48 ...Read More »
The vote was 2-to-1 against an overhaul of U.Va.’s single sanction honor system. The proposal had needed at least 60 percent of the student body voting in its favor to pass, but 70 percent of students who voted on the ...Read More »
A Lynchburg circuit judge has ordered a trial to determine who gets a $500,000 bond posted by opponents of a college art sale. The issue is whether Randolph College was damaged by an injunction that delayed the sale, reportsThe News ...Read More »
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 »