A drug court defendant has been bounced from the program for breaking rules, including MySpace postings that joked about drug and alcohol abuse. Charged in Spotsylvania County with possession of heroin and marijuana, defendant Judson Jeffrey Harris pleaded guilty in ...Read More »
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Gov. Tim Kaine appointed retiring Del. Ken Melvin, D-Portsmouth, today to the Portsmouth Circuit Court effective May 1. The appointment had been expected after the 12-term legislator announced his retirement earlier this year. Melvin, 56, is a sole practitioners specializing ...Read More »
A Spotsylvania County Circuit Court jury awarded $7.5 million Friday to the family of a woman who died from breast cancer. William E. Artz of Arlington, the attorney for the family, contended that a family practitioner and a nurse practitioner ...Read More »
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 »
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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