The remand of the Supreme Court of Virginia’s ruling in Magruder v. Commonwealth appeared to be the most likely result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on Thursday on the application of the Confrontation Clause to lab reports. The U.S. ...Read More »
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Stafford County lawyer Thomas M. “Mack” Moncure died on Saturday. A native of Stafford, Mr. Moncure attended the College of William & Mary for both undergraduate and law school, according to his obituatry in The Free Lance-Star. During WWII, he ...Read More »
Forensic scientists may be more frequent visitors to Virginia courtrooms as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday that laboratory reports are testimonial evidence and therefore invoke the Confrontation Clause of the U.S. Constitution. The court split 5-4, with ...Read More »
Deep in today’s Washington Post story about the deadliest crash in Metro history is this nugget, flagged by On The Record, a blog of our sister paper in Maryland: The first lawsuit against Metro as a result of the crash ...Read More »
Special education directors in Hampton and Newport News have little concern over a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing reimbursement for private special ed placements. According to the Daily Press, the high court recently ruled that parents of special education ...
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