Tim Heaphy – the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia – is going social. His office now is using both Twitter and Facebook to communicate with the public. “Social media networks such as Twitter and Facebook have become ...Read More »
Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Ray Morrogh Monday moved to dismiss the murder charge against Michael Hash for the 1996 slaying of a Culpeper County woman. Hash’s capital murder conviction was overturned in February with a federal judge finding police and ...Read More »
The Miller-Jenkins same-sex custody case has spawned a federal racketeering lawsuit accusing various persons, including alleged agents of Liberty University’s law school, of conspiring in the kidnapping of 10-year-old Isabella Miller. The girl disappeared with her birth mother, Lisa Miller, ...
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Donald Trump’s effort to get a bargain price on “Albemarle House,” the 23,000-square-foot former home of John and Pat Kluge, has foundered in federal court. A Charlottesville federal judge declared Thursday that the New York developer does not have a ...Read More »
A 4th Circuit panel refused to disturb lower court findings that prosecutors denied due process rights for the Prince William County man accused of arranging the murder of a competing drug dealer. The three-judge panel Thursday affirmed the conclusions of ...Read More »
Debra Farmer didn’t take the broad hint offered by U.S. District Judge Leonie Brinkema during a final pretrial conference in Farmer’s Title VII suit against Navy Federal Credit Union, Farmer’s former employer. Brinkema recounted the state of the record and ...Read More »
It’s official: the Court of Appeals will dismiss your petition for appeal if you fail to follow the rules for assignments of error. As we reported in March, the court had asked lawyers to address whether a 2011 Supreme Court ...Read More »