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Senate invites judge candidates

Leaders of the Virginia Senate Courts Committee have formally invited additional candidates to interview for as many as four vacancies on the state’s appellate courts. Sens. Thomas K. Norment Jr. and Mark D. Obenshain are inviting anyone who would like ...

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Judicial nominee Dillon appears before senators

Salem lawyer Elizabeth K. Dillon had no apparent opposition for a Western District federal judgeship as she sailed through a hearing before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Thursday. Committee chair Charles E. Grassley, R-Iowa, asked no questions of Dillon and ...

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Vet sanctioned for botched dog surgery

“First-accident forgiveness” may work for drivers, at least in auto insurance marketing campaigns. But that’s not the rule for Virginia veterinarians. A veterinarian who bungled a dog-spaying procedure cannot avoid a sanction by arguing the law requires multiple violations of ...

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Arlington lawyer, wife, said injured in attack

Fairfax County police have charged husband-and-wife attorneys with a Sunday evening attack on another couple at the victims’ McLean home. One of the victims is Arlington attorney Leo S. Fisher, according to a source close to the investigation. Fisher is ...

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