Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell has more to worry about these days than whether Barack Obama will sidetrack his gubernatorial ambitions. The state’s top lawyer is recovering from a broken jaw suffered in a New Orleans basketball game with his twin sons in July. His office confirms that McDonnell had his jaw wired shut in [...]
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August 21st, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
August 5th, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
A lawsuit filed by Virginia’s attorney general demands injunctive relief, consumer refunds and civil penalties from HomeSpun Home Fashions of Petersburg. Attorney General Bob McDonnell claims the company failed to timely ship more than 100 orders. McDonnell said that HomeSpun has generated 118 complaints to the Virginia Office of Consumer Affairs and consumer losses reportedly [...]
July 31st, 2008 · Comments Off · Elections, Politics, Virginia attorney general
Former Del. C. Richard Cranwell is considering a run for Virginia lieutenant governor, he confirmed today. Cranwell (left), chairman of the Democratic Party of Virginia, said he is only “mulling around the possiblity” and preferred to avoid any public mention of the subject. Noting recent chatter about his political intentions, however, Cranwell conceded the importance [...]
July 15th, 2008 · Comments Off · Elections, Virginia attorney general
John Brownlee, the former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, says he’s raised nearly $100,000 a little more than a month after announcing he would run for the Republican nomination for Virginia’s Attorney General in 2009. As WSLS reports, Brownlee’s campaign raised the money during the first 40 days of his campaign, according [...]
May 20th, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
Hardly out the door of his office as Western Virginia’s federal prosecutor, John Brownlee is now officially in the race for Virginia attorney general. The Roanoke Times says Brownlee is styling himself “Virginia’s conservative prosecutor.” He faces patent lawyer and Virginia Senator Ken Cuccinelli in his bid for the Republican nomination. Cuccinelli tells us, “Mr. [...]
May 13th, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
The Daily Press carries the AP report that Virginia’s Medicaid fraud unit, part of the attorney general’s office, recovered more last year than any other state.
May 8th, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell credits a Charlottesville weekly paper for exposing violations of Virginia’s consumer finance act. The AG news release is here.
April 17th, 2008 · Comments Off · Federal Courts, Politics, U.S. Attorney, Virginia attorney general
John Brownlee, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Virginia, will step down in a month after seven years as the region’s top federal prosecutor. He confirmed today that he is considering a bid for the Republican nomination for Virginia Attorney General, but has not made any final determination. Julie Dudley, now First Assistant [...]
March 28th, 2008 · Comments Off · Virginia attorney general
The second annual Legal Food Frenzy starts Monday and runs through April 11. The competition among law firms for the Attorney General’s Cup is aimed at raising a million pounds of food, a substantial increase over the 679,000 pounds raised last year. The drive is being coordinated by the Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia [...]
January 14th, 2008 · Comments Off · Episcopal Church, Virginia attorney general
Attorney General Bob McDonnell has filed papers for the state to intervene in the Episcopal Church case in Northern Virginia. The case, tried last fall, pits the diocese against 11 congregations that want to break away; millions of dollars in church property hangs in the balance. McDonnell said that since the constitutionality of a state [...]