The Suffolk commonwealth’s attorney will not charge a shopowner who shot and killed a late-night burglar in his store, as reported by The Virginian-Pilot.
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ABINGDON–Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr., speaking at a “town hall” meeting in Southwest Virginia, pronounced an obituary for the state’s controversial judicial performance evaluation program. “It’s dead – that’s about the nicest way I can say it,” Hassell ...Read More »
Paul W. Powell will not be executed tomorrow night. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts granted a stay of execution today pending review of his petition for a writ of certiorari to the high court. The three-sentence order indicates that Powell ...Read More »
A software customer has to pay damages for copyright infringement for the continued ghostly presence of the software it had promised to remove from all its computer hard-drives. Quantum Systems Integrators Inc. licensed software to Sprint Nextel Inc. in 1997 ...
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We couldn’t make this up: a Florida judge had to rule on a request from a plaintiff’s lawyer to make the defense lawyer wear better shoes at a jury trial. According to the plaintiff’s “motion to compel defense counsel to ...Read More »
The execution of death row inmate Paul Warner Powell has been scheduled for tomorrow. The Prince William County Commonwealth’s Attorney will be among the witnesses, reports the Associated Press. Powell’s lawyers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block the ...Read More »