The Suffolk commonwealth’s attorney will not charge a shopowner who shot and killed a late-night burglar in his store, as reported by The Virginian-Pilot.
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ABINGDON–Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr., speaking at a “town hall” meeting in Southwest Virginia, pronounced an obituary for the state’s controversial judicial performance evaluation program. “It’s dead – that’s about the nicest way I can say it,” Hassell ...Read More »
Paul W. Powell will not be executed tomorrow night. U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts granted a stay of execution today pending review of his petition for a writ of certiorari to the high court. The three-sentence order indicates that Powell ...Read More »
A software customer has to pay damages for copyright infringement for the continued ghostly presence of the software it had promised to remove from all its computer hard-drives. Quantum Systems Integrators Inc. licensed software to Sprint Nextel Inc. in 1997 ...
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We couldn’t make this up: a Florida judge had to rule on a request from a plaintiff’s lawyer to make the defense lawyer wear better shoes at a jury trial. According to the plaintiff’s “motion to compel defense counsel to ...Read More »