Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has asked the Virginia State Bar and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to back off on payee notification legislation in this session of the General Assembly. Hassell told VSB Executive Director Karen A. Gould ...Read More »
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The U.S. Supreme Court declined today to review the finding by the Supreme Court of Virginia that Virginia Beach’s noise ordinance was unconstitutional on its face. Many localities in the state, including Virginia Beach, have reworked their noise ordinances since ...Read More »
A convenience store employee’s testimony that defendant, after pumping gas, entered the store, touched the employee with a brown paper bag pulled from defendant’s pocket, said “You know what this is,” and asked defendant to “open the door for me” ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia may get a say on whether the Virginia Constitution allows the use of public money for a Norfolk Southern rail project planned for Montgomery County. The county supervisors, who oppose the proposed freight yard, are ...Read More »
Localities around Virginia are working to revise noise ordinances in the wake of the decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia that a Virginia Beach noise ordinance based on a “reasonable person” standard is unconstitutionally vague. The Virginia Beach law ...
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You really do have to sweat the small stuff when you’re a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. We give you three examples from today’s 20-opinion drop. Hutchins v. Talbert. Doctor loses a medical malpractice case, and the trial ...Read More »