Attorneys for an 81-year-old woman filed suit today in Roanoke County Circuit Court to block enforcement of Virginia’s civil remedial fees. The attorneys—John P. Fishwick Jr. and John E. Lichtenstein of Roanoke and Charles Van Hoback of Salem—contend that Virginia ...Read More »
In Commonwealth v. Price, an opinion released this afternoon, Henrico County Circuit Judge L.A. Harris Jr. upheld the civil remedial fees for “dangerous drivers” under Virginia Code § 46.2-206.1. Defendant Anthony O. Price argued the fees are unconstitutional, in that ...Read More »
McGuireWoods, the Richmond-based legal giant, has a new managing partner, Thomas E. Cabaniss (see picture at right). Cabaniss, a partner in the firm’s Charlotte office and the first managing partner from outside Richmond, succeeds William J. Strickland, who held the ...
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The next battleground for the fight over the commonwealth’s new scheme of “civil remedial fees” for “abusive drivers” will be Arlington. Maybe. Charles Mason, a Navy veteran, has been charged with driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone. He ...Read More »
The first circuit judge to consider the constitutionality of Virginia’s civil remedial fees said he hopes to rule next week. Henrico Judge L.A. Harris Jr. heard brief arguments today from prosecutor Duncan P. Reid and from defense attorney Craig S. ...Read More »
Convicted felons caught with guns may tell stories they think justify carrying a weapon. The 4th Circuit finally has heard a story strong enough to act on. In U.S. v. Mooney, a published case released yesterday, the court granted post-conviction ...
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