Despite those interstate signs warning “Speed limit enforced by aircraft,” Virginia’s airborne traffic cops have been parked at the hangar for more than a year, according to figures from the State Police. The aircraft enforcement program that launched with much fanfare in 2000 after a fatal crash on I-81 was quietly ended because it cost [...]
Entries Tagged as 'TRAFFIC'
November 12th, 2012 · Comments Off · TRAFFIC
Both the judge and the prosecutor had conflicts of interest in their handling of the case of a Williamsburg lawyer charged with a DUI, according to a substitute prosecutor involved in the case. Charles City County Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert Tyler cried foul about a June hearing in which Circuit Judge Samuel Powell effectively dismissed one [...]
June 29th, 2011 · Comments Off · TRAFFIC
Victims’ families confronted the defense lawyer after a Norfolk jury acquitted a sailor of manslaughter charges in a wreck that killed two people and hurt two others. Video from station WTKR shows the father of one of the victims yelling at attorney Andrew Sacks and kicking his stack of files as he tried to give [...]
February 25th, 2010 · Comments Off · Supreme Court of Virginia, TRAFFIC
The facts were different, but in two tort cases today the Supreme Court of Virginia re-emphasized that courts should not dismiss cases too early in the process. In one, a tenant filed suit against his landlord and a management company alleging that he suffered an eye injury and that his property was destroyed because the [...]