Update: 09/16/2010, 4:36 p.m. It was enough. Barely three hours after Crane appeared before the Supreme Court, it issued the following order: “Upon consideration of the apology proffered by William A. Crane, the Rule to Show Cause is dismissed.” An obviously nervous and contrite William A. Crane found at least one sympathetic member of the [...]
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Update 09/15/2010, 9:35 a.m. William Crane will appear before the Supreme Court of Virginia at the end of its docket Thursday rather than this afternoon as originally scheduled. Crane is attending a funeral at Arlington National Cemetery today. The Supreme Court of Virginia invited Winchester attorney William A. Crane to write a brief not to [...]
In an unpublished order, the Supreme Court of Virginia today upholds the 12-month suspension of Norfolk lawyer Curtis Tyrone Brown’s license to practice law. A three-judge panel concluded that Brown made a false statement to a judge and disrupted a judicial proceeding. Brown misrepresented to a Chesapeake Circuit Court judge in front of a jury [...]
What part of no don’t you understand? Chesterfield lawyer Richard C. Ferris II tried four times to get a circuit judge to set aside a default judgment entered against his client – the original pleading, a motion to reconsider, a second motion asking for reconsideration because the testimony of a witness at the first reconsideration [...]