Gov. Bob McDonnell proposed two budget amendments today that will affect the judiciary’s budget. He suggests $1.7 million for what he described as “longstanding priority judicial vacancies” and an additional $5.4 million to the criminal fund to help pay the ...Read More »
Leroy R. Hassell Jr., son of the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, pleaded guilty to robbery and two other charges Thursday, apparently with no deal on sentencing, reports the Richmond Times-Dispatch. A life sentence is possible, according ...
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The Senate confirmed John A. Gibney Jr. tonight for a U.S. District Court seat in Richmond. Gibney, a partner in the Richmond firm of ThompsonMcMullan, was recommended for the seat in September 2009 by Virginia’s Democratic Senators, Jim Webb and ...Read More »
In a much-anticipated decision, a Richmond U.S. District judge has struck the mandatory insurance provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Describing “an individual’s personal decision to purchase – or decline to purchase – health insurance from a ...Read More »
Former Virginia Beach attorney Philip Leibman has been charged with practicing law the week after his license was revoked by the Virginia State Bar. The criminal charge was returned among indictments from a Virginia Beach grand jury on Monday. A ...Read More »
Playing age-guessing games is just one of the ways to waste time online. Or maybe it should be a new investigative tool for law enforcement. It turns out that age, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. A case ...Read More »