Supreme Court Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn was sworn in yesterday at an investiture ceremony in downtown Richmond, reports The Associated Press.
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Three death-penalty law experts met yesterday at the University of Richmond law school. Even with the U.S. Supreme Court poised to rule soon on whether lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment, they agreed the debate over the death penalty ...Read More »
A Valparaiso University law professor who is an expert in animal control law has been selected to decide what to do with the 48 pit bulls seized at Michael Vick’s Surry County property. The Daily Press has the story.Read More »
When a Newport News circuit judge recently approved a plea deal that suspended all 45 years of a pedophile’s prison term, The Daily Press saw its online message board light up with angry comments. But the paper talked to Peninsula ...Read More »
The furor over Virginia’s new scheme of civil remedial fees aimed at “abusive drivers” was loud during the summer, and some politicians, mostly Republicans concerned about keeping their majority, worried the fees would be a campaign issue this fall. The ...Read More »
An Alexandria federal district court has dismissed a securities fraud suit against two former executives who allegedly published false financial information despite knowing about their company’s “lax internal controls” and “dysfunctional accounting systems.” A class of disappointed investors sued BearingPoint ...Read More »
Chesapeake Circuit Judge S. Bernard Goodwyn was picking up his 12-year-old daughter from dance class last week when Gov. Tim Kaine called his house. His wife quickly relayed a message, and the governor told Goodwyn that he was going to ...Read More »