U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Frank Santoro today turned thumbs down on Michael Vick’s initial plan for paying back debtors with a revived career in pro football. The Virginian-Pilot reports Santoro rejected the plan because there was no guarantee Vick’s football career would produce the projected income. Santoro will give Vick another chance to propose a plan. [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Michael Vick'
April 3rd, 2009 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
March 11th, 2009 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
No qualified bidders appeared at an auction for Michael Vick’s home near Atlanta. Meanwhile, a Norfolk bankruptcy judge hears arguments today on whether Vick should be forced to come to court. USA Today gets both stories on one page.
February 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
Michael Vick has been cleared for home confinement this spring because there’s no room at a halfway house. The Richmond Times-Dispatch, citing an AP report, said that the U.S. Bureau of Prisons had cleared Vick for home confinement as early as May 21 with electronic monitoring and close supervision by a parole officer. He will [...]
January 30th, 2009 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
Michael Vick’s lawyers say the pro quarterback serving time for dog fighting soon will be placed in a halfway house in Newport News. Vick could be released “any day,” one of his lawyers told the bankruptcy judge today, according to the Daily Press. Vick is currently serving his sentence at a federal prison in Leavenworth, [...]
October 30th, 2008 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
Circuit Judge Samuel E. Campbell today denied a defense request to allow former quarterback Michael Vick to plead guilty to state dog-fighting charges by video conference. The judge agreed with Surry County Commonwealths Attorney Gerald Poindexter that Vick should have to enter his pleas in person, according to the Daily Press. The county will pay [...]
October 21st, 2008 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
Michael Vick, professional quarterback and amateur dog trainer, looks to be smoothing his path to re-entry into the football business. Documents in the Surry County courthouse indicate that Vick will plead guilty to his new state dog fighting charges. Resolution of those pending charges might clear the way for a halfway house placement, as reported [...]
February 4th, 2008 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
Michael Vick, the former Atlanta Falcons quarterback now doing time in federal prison on dogfighting charges, can keep nearly $20 million in bonuses paid by the team, a federal judge in Minneapolis ruled this morning. A special master found in October that Vick needed to pay back the money, but the judge said return of [...]
December 10th, 2007 · Comments Off · Michael Vick, Richmond
Michael Vick could play professional football in 2009, but he would have to shake off two years of rust and miss much of the pre-season training for whatever team is willing to accept bad publicity and uncertain performance. U.S. District Judge Henry E. Hudson sentenced Vick today to 23 months in prison on a federal [...]
October 17th, 2007 · Comments Off · Michael Vick
A Valparaiso University law professor who is an expert in animal control law has been selected to decide what to do with the 48 pit bulls seized at Michael Vick’s Surry County property. The Daily Press has the story.
September 25th, 2007 · Comments Off · Michael Vick, Newport News
Before suspended Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick pleaded guilty in Richmond federal court to a dogfighting charge a few weeks ago, it seemed like the news in central Virginia was all Vick, all the time. Since then his name mostly has been showing up low in the stories about yet another Falcons loss. But today’s [...]