A former ink-stained wretch who went on to become a judge still has a soft spot for old-school newspapers. It’s widely known that J. Harvie Wilkinson III, of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, once served as editorial-page editor ...Read More »
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U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Santoro today turned thumbs down on Michael Vick’s initial plan for paying back debtors with a revived career in pro football. The Virginian-Pilot reports Santoro rejected the plan because there was no guarantee Vick’s football career ...Read More »
Defense attorneys are finding fertile ground for cross examination in a Campbell County death penalty case. A medical examiner testified at a pretrial hearing yesterday that her signature was forged on the victim’s death certificate submitted to the Health Department. ...
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Remember when real estate was a different kind of story? Bidding wars. Tear-downs. Money all around. Spring 2007. A woman who wants to sell her mother’s home talks to a real estate agent, who suggests a target price of $729,000 ...Read More »
The Associated Press reports today that President Barack Obama plans to nominate U.S. District Judge Andre Davis of Baltimore for one of four vacancies on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. If Davis were to become the 12th judge on ...Read More »
Chief Justice Leroy R. Hassell Sr. defended yesterday a decision to eliminate payments for unused sick and vacation days for retiring district court judges. Hassell told the Virginia Judicial Council that elimination of the payments was in the context of ...Read More »