The Court of Appeals says a juvenile can waive his statutory right to appeal from the juvenile court to the circuit court, and upholds a trial court’s dismissal of a juvenile’s appeal of a finding of felony vandalism after revocation ...Read More »
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A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...
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An employee’s widow cannot claim as his average weekly wage the $2,500 he would have received had he completed the one-week construction project he was working on when he fell through a skylight to his death, and the Court of ...Read More »
The General Assembly unanimously elected on Tuesday all 58 Virginia Court of Appeals, circuit and district judges who were up for reappointment. The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees had certified the judges for reappointment last week. Under legislative ...Read More »
The House and Senate Courts of Justice Committees certified 58 incumbent judges yesterday as qualified for reappointment. The list includes Virginia Court of Appeals judges D. Arthur Kelsey and Elizabeth A. McClanahan, both candidates for the Supreme Court vacancy that ...Read More »
Candidates for a Supreme Court vacancy can begin politicking in earnest now that bar groups have evaluated them and the legislative session is about to begin, according to Del. David B. Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House of ...
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A defendant who was incarcerated in North Carolina when Chesterfield County issued warrants for his arrest, did not trigger the speedy trial requirement when he wrote to the county prosecutor requesting a speedy trial under the Interstate Agreement on Detainers; ...Read More »
Virginia’s statewide bar associations are completing their endorsements for a pending seat on the Supreme Court of Virginia. The endorsements leader at this point is Virginia Court of Appeals Judge D. Arthur Kelsey, who received the highest rating from five ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals reverses the commission’s award of benefits to claimant Scott Patton under the de factoaward doctrine, which effectively precluded the employer from exercising its statutory right to contest compensability of the claim. In the alternative, the commission ...Read More »
A daycare van driver convicted of involuntary manslaughter and felony child neglect after he left a 13-month old infant in the van on a July day cannot overturn those convictions or the trial court’s decision to revoke its earlier deferral ...Read More »