A civic leader and former legal secretary has acknowledging stealing thousands from a retired doctor. Jean Neal is charged with one count of embezzlement and 32 counts each of forgery, uttering a forged instrument and obtaining money under false pretenses, ...Read More »
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The law-abiding get a first hand look at the inside of a jail tomorrow as the new Western Virginia Regional Jail offers free tours. Between 1 and 4 p.m. visitors will be escorted through the jail’s minimum, medium and maximum ...Read More »
The University of Richmond law school debuted its outreach program in downtown Richmond yesterday. According to the Richmond Times-Dispatch, UR Downtown will offer three programs that involve UR law students: The Richmond Families Initiative will study ways to enhance programs ...Read More »
The jam band Phish has asked a Virginia federal judge to block the sale of unlicensed merchandise. After a five-year hiatus from touring, the band kicks off their reunion tour this weekend at the Hampton Coliseum. They filed suit in ...Read More »
Former State Crime Commission director James Towey will seek the Democratic nomination to run against Del. William R. Janis, R-Henrico. Towey is running on a platform of increasing transparency and putting constituents before party politics, reports the Richmond Times Dispatch. ...
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Intel on opposing parties (or your own potential clients) can mean a lot more than casual noodling on Google and facebook. Hunton & Williams law librarian Evelyn Campbell blogs on sources for competitive intelligence at VALLTalk, the blog for the ...Read More »
A late winter snowstorm gripped the commonwealth yesterday, closing down schools, businesses and even government offices. In the capital city, it was the first significant snowfall in over three years. Here are some photos VLW captured of a snowy Capitol Square. ...Read More »
Entrepreneur James Douglas was a victim of his own success. He was the clever fellow who coined the abbreviation “OBX” for the Outer Banks in North Carolina. Inspired by European automobile stickers that identified country of origin, Douglas designed oval ...
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As Roanoke lawyers pondered the prospects for an official Virginia Code of Evidence last week at a bench-bar conference, presenter John Oakey recalled the variations in trial gatekeeping by Virginia’s federal judges prior to the establishment of federal rules of ...Read More »