A dog trainer who claimed he was defamed by online accusations of animal abuse was entitled to tell a jury how many people “liked” the offending Facebook page, a federal judge has ruled. Nevertheless, U.S. District Judge James Cacheris said ...Read More »
A Springfield lawyer who took up with a gambling man 15 years ago has lost her law license for a year based on a federal felony conviction. Sharon R. Connelly told a federal judge in 2007 she had no idea ...Read More »
A soldier from Fort Lee will get a U.S. Supreme Court hearing in his custody dispute with his ex-wife, who moved with their five-year-old daughter to her native Scotland In August, the high court granted a writ and scheduled oral ...Read More »
A 67-year-old family-owned mining business could be broken up and parceled out under a judge’s “drastic” remedy for the company’s oppression of minority shareholders. Fairfax County Circuit Judge Jane Marum Roush concluded the Disthene Group Inc. – which owns a ...
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Charlottesville Circuit Judge Edward Hogshire reduced only slightly a jury’s recommended sentence for the former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder in the 2010 beating death of his ex-girlfriend, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Hogshire imposed a ...
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Travel to Washington has often been an issue for Virginia lawyers. It’s too close to fly, but driving poses unavoidable risks. You might get caught in one of those all-too-frequent traffic jams on I-95 and arrive hours late. Or you ...Read More »