The case of a Norfolk judge who refused to enforce an arbitration clause in a nursing home contract is among the more interesting of the first flush of petitions for appeal granted by the Supreme Court of Virginia after its writ panel session earlier this month. We look at the case, Medical Facilities of America [...]
Tag Archive 'Murder'
Posted in Criminal Cases on Sep 13th, 2010
Senior Assistant Attorney General Leah Darron wanted to talk today about harmless error because the evidence against Anthony Dale Crawford in the death of his estranged wife appeared to be overwhelming. Justices of the Supreme Court of Virginia asked her if that meant she was abandoning a contention that an affidavit the wife submitted to [...]
Charles Edward Reed III might well have been as guilty as a Stafford County Circuit Court jury found him to be in June 2005. But there was a significant problem in the trial for murder and three related counts that netted Reed a sentence of life plus 38 years for what witnesses said was a [...]
Among the appeals granted recently by the Supreme Court of Virginia is a contention that a Fairfax County Circuit judge erred in allowing a corporate defendant to assert repudiation as a defense to its former president’s breach of contract claim, Robert P. Bennett v. Sage Payment Solutions Inc., Record No. 100199. The president submitted a [...]