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Judge crossed line in plea talks

A federal trial judge nudged a little too hard to get a defendant to agree to a plea deal, prompting an appeals court to vacate the defendant’s drug conviction. Oluwaseun Sanya, accused of running a large-scale credit card fraud scheme, ...

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Western District rules changes offered

Comments are being sought on proposed rules changes for the federal courts of the Western District, including a provision for party requesting attorneys’ fees to have the last word. The Local Rules Committee for the U.S. District Court for the ...

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Parsing wife’s expenses for support award

When calculating child and spousal support awards, some expenses will overlap. A new decision from the Virginia Court of Appeals says that spouses seeking support do not necessarily have to apportion every category of expense as supporting either spouse or ...

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