A law school graduate’s civil rights claims against a prosecutor and a police officer arising from an attempted murder charge have foundered in federal court. The former law student, Peter S. Willis of Fredericksburg, spent a year in jail before ...Read More »
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NORFOLK (AP) — The gay marriage fight arrived in a Norfolk courtroom Tuesday, as opponents of a Virginia law banning same-sex unions told a federal judge it was just like the Jim Crow-era prohibition against interracial marriage. Supporters maintained there ...
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A father may sue social workers for emotional distress he says resulted from their years-long pursuit of a claim that he sexually abused his small daughter. Using the pseudonym John T. Nelson, the plaintiff father first sued in 2006, alleging ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The battle over ownership rights to the Oscar-nominated film “Raging Bull” landed at the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday, as the daughter of the movie’s co-writer sought the justices’ help to avoid a knockout of her copyright infringement claim. ...Read More »
A Richmond-based hospital company claims a former employee and his lawyers improperly helped themselves to acquire private company information amid litigation over an alleged hospital kickback scheme. A federal judge has agreed that the purported whistleblower and his lawyers used ...Read More »
On March 12, 2011, plaintiff was driving in the right lane on I-64 in Norfolk when the defendants’ tractor-trailer attempted to move from the left lane into the right lane. The truck hit plaintiff’s vehicle in the left rear quarter ...Read More »