A state law that says it is not negligent to fail to restrain a child in a vehicle does not abrogate the common law duty to protect the child, a divided Supreme Court of Virginia holds today. Four-year-old Hannah Leigh ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia adopts today a five-part test for determining whether an inadvertent disclosure of a document covered by the attorney-client privilege waives the privilege. The issue in Walton v. Mid-Atlantic Spine Specialists PC arose after a letter ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia today reverses and remands the finding that breakaway Episcopal congregations in Northern Virginia can keep their church property against claims by the established church organization. The Supreme Court rules that a Civil War-era Virginia statute ...Read More »
Former George Mason University law professor Kyndra Rotunda has settled the remaining claims in her sexual harassment lawsuit against the school and her former supervisor, Prof. Joseph Zengerle, reports the ABA Journal. Alexandria U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema dismissed most ...
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A mother can enforce a child support order from 1966, the Virginia Court of Appeals said today, making the father liable for $73,629 in support for a 42-year-old child. In 1966, an Alexandria divorce court ordered the dad to pay ...Read More »
UPDATE: We ommitted another Richmond lawyer who completed the Potomac swim. Courtney Motes Paulk, a construction litigator, also participated in the event. Swimming season is officially here now that we’re past Memorial Day, but 7.5 miles? That’s what Richmond lawyers ...Read More »
Seven Virginia circuit judges have set aside orders at the request of major newspapers in the state even though they concluded that the newspapers lacked standing to challenge the orders. At least one judge, Virginia Beach Circuit Judge A. Bonwill ...
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