Quantcast
Don't Miss
Home / The VLW Blog (page 6)

Assembly skips three slots in judicial elections

The Virginia General Assembly dodged some controversy by skipping over a contested Danville general district judgeship Thursday evening. The legislature also postponed action on filling three coming vacancies on appellate courts. The Assembly declined to select any candidate for the ...

Read More »

Grover honored by LHL

Lawyers Helping Lawyers, a Virginia impairment counseling organization, awarded educator Susan S. Grover the James R. Treese Award at its Fall Retreat in Wintergreen. Grover is the Vice Provost for Academic & Faculty Affairs at the College of William & ...

Read More »

Fourth Circuit hears strip-search cases

(AP) A federal appeals court in Richmond heard arguments Wednesday on whether jailers should be allowed to strip search people who are arrested but still awaiting arraignment. The cases out of West Virginia and Maryland pit individual privacy rights against ...

Read More »

Assembly’s judge choice sparks opposition

The Hispanic Bar Association of Virginia is opposing a Manassas lawyer nominated for a general district judgeship. The HBA-VA says W.S. “Wally” Covington III – a Prince William County supervisor – has indicated a bias against immigrants, particularly Latinos. The ...

Read More »

AG Herring sues major banks for $1.1B

(AP) Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is suing some of the world’s largest banks for $1.15 billion in damages related to the housing market crash, saying the financial institutions fraudulently sold risky mortgage-backed securities to the state’s public pension system. “The ...

Read More »
Scroll To Top