Although an affidavit to support an anticipatory search warrant was constitutionally deficient on its face because it does not show a nexus between a confidential informant’s proposed purchase of marijuana from defendant and defendant’s residence as the subject of the ...Read More »
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A delay of nearly six hours in bringing a DUI defendant before a magistrate after her arrest was not “unnecessary” under Va. Code § 19.2-82 where her disoriented condition at the scene warranted a call to the rescue squad, which ...Read More »
In a criminal case marked by close questioning of potential jurors and pointed questions from the jury, a Salem man walked free after facing a possible life sentence for alleged sex abuse of three young relatives. Roanoke County Circuit Judge ...Read More »
A 60-year-old patient presented to defendant neurosurgeon with severe cervical stenosis, spinal cord impingement, and related gait, balance and sensory problems. The patient also had a 40-year history of uncontrolled diabetes and related polyneuropathy, as well as C5 radiculopathy related ...Read More »
ROANOKE — Despite barrels of ink and megabytes of bandwidth devoted to the effect of new technology on attorneys and courts, the subject remains a hot topic whenever lawyers and judges get together. At a recent Roanoke bench-bar meeting, participants ...
Tagged with: Bar Associations Judge Clifford R. Weckstein Judge James R. Swanson Judge Martin Clark Jr. Judge Robert P. Doherty Jr. Judge Samuel G. Wilson Judge William D. Broadhurst Roanoke Circuit CourtRead More »
A plaintiff may enforce an alleged oral agreement with his father to leave the family home to plaintiff in exchange for plaintiff caring for his father for the rest of his life, says a Roanoke County Circuit Court. The evidence ...Read More »