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 »
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Five more bar organization have submitted their endorsements for a vacancy on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals or for a district court opening in the Eastern District of Virginia. The Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys endorsed Barbara Milano ...
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The reappointment or election of 24 judges and two members of the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission was the last business of the 2009 General Assembly tonight. Both houses adjourned for the year about 8:45 p.m. after the reappointments and ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia ruled today that ab order to compel arbitration can’t be appealed under the Virginia Uniform Arbitration Act. The issue arose when Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. filed a motion to compel arbitration after an employee filed ...Read More »
A developer who wanted to build an expected Wal-Mart store in Blacksburg will have to seek a special use permit, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled. The developer argued that his rights to construct a large retail building became ...Read More »