Calling the exoneration of Thomas Haynesworth a “wake up call” for many in Virginia, state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli sounded a note of caution Tuesday about prosecutors who fail to balance mercy with the desire to punish. He also called ...Read More »
The elusive “Bobby Thompson,” who allegedly used that fictitious identity to run a fraudulent Navy veterans support group that collected millions in donations, has been captured in Oregon, authorities say. A news release from the U.S. Marshal Service said “Thompson,” ...
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly received three awards from the Virginia Press Women, including a first-place for news reporting, when the VPW announced the winners of its 2012 Communications Contest this past weekend. VLW Executive Editor Deborah Elkins gained a top honor ...Read More »
The College of Knowledge down in Williamsburg has many traditions — the Yule Log ceremony at Christmas and Charter Day in February, among others. But for sheer joy, you can’t match the day that William & Mary seniors get to ...Read More »
A juror’s use of Wikipedia to research an element of a criminal offense violated a defendant’s right to a fair trial on illegal “cockfighting” charges, and the defendant should be retried, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said on ...Read More »