A former Newport News Circuit judge fails to overturn or reduce a jury award against her for defamation for telling newspaper reporters that a former court employee who accused the judge of sexual harassment had been “institutionalized,” in this decision ...Read More »
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A habeas petition was not completely filed until petitioner paid the filing fee, and the Virginia Supreme Court affirms the circuit court’s dismissal of the petition when the filing fee was paid days beyond the limitations period. The last day ...Read More »
The reversal of a 20-year-old noncompete case lead the case news from Virginia Lawyers in 2011. Much of the first half of year featured news from the General Assembly. Officials at the Virginia State Bar sparred with legislators over $5 ...
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The Supreme Court of Virginia says the Virginia Constitution does not forbid the use of state money to build a rail-to-truck cargo transfer facility in Montgomery County. The Virginia Department of Rail & Public Transportation (DRPT) entered into an agreement, ...Read More »