A former bankruptcy attorney was sentenced yesterday to a year and a day in prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Leslie W. Lickstein, 54, of Fairfax, was accused of preparing a false settlement statement in the sale of a ...Read More »
Virginia Beach Commonwealth’s Attorney Harvey L. Bryant III has personal and institutional reasons to be pleased with Tuesday’s ruling by the Virginia Court of Appeals that judges can defer findings of guilt only with the express approval of the General ...
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Arlington Circuit Judge Benjamin N.A. Kendrick yesterday upheld the new law allowing for the establishment of regional transportation authorities that can issue bonds and impose taxes. This 2007 General Assembly, as part of a comprehensive transportation package, authorized the creation ...Read More »
The controversy over Virginia’s new “civil remedial fees” for “abusive drivers” has generated a lot of ink in the last two months. The Washington Post has made the brouhaha a little personal for the commonwealth’s lawmakers. Quite a few public ...Read More »
Virginia Beach spent $200,000 in 2002 to put together a facial recognition security system at the Oceanfront, but the system has essentially been scrapped, reports The Virginian-Pilot. It was designed to match facial images to a computer database, but it ...Read More »
The Norfolk office of McGuireWoods received the Attorney General’s Cup today for collecting the most food per capita of any law firm in the state during the first statewide “Legal Food Frenzy” in April. Attorney General Bob McDonnell presented the ...Read More »
A Harrisonburg federal district judge has rejected a challenge to federal Title IX guidelines that led to the demise last year of multiple men’s sport teams at James Madison University. On Aug. 21, U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad denied a ...Read More »