WASHINGTON — Ever since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a statutory provision banning the recognition of same-sex marriages for federal purposes in June, business owners and their attorneys have been awaiting guidance from federal agencies as to how that ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: September 2013
You have to be familiar with Rice-a-Roni, and you have to know their jingle for this one to make sense, but USA Today has a piece this morning on the woes of the San Francisco 49ers, the defending NFC champions ...Read More »
A Democratic state senator is asking a Richmond judge to order disclosure of records that could show whether the state attorney general’s office was involved in preparing materials for the gubernatorial campaign of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli refused to ...Read More »
A federal grant will help pay for treatment and recovery support services for participants in three specialty courts in Norfolk, including a “re-entry court” aimed at offenders returning home after a period of incarceration. The Norfolk Circuit Court Clerk’s office ...
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A battle over disclosure of climate research documents could produce new law on the public’s right to access government records in Virginia. The Supreme Court has agreed to hear three freedom-of-information issues arising from efforts by conservatives to examine the ...Read More »
Albemarle County Commonwealth’s Attorney Denise Y. Lunsford is alleging that a high-profile Missouri attorney harassed her online, posting semi-nude pictures of her after their intimate relationship ended. That Missouri attorney has responded with a litany of accusations about Lunsford. On ...
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September has been a busy month for attorneys guiding doctors, hospitals, medical providers and those that do business with them. September 23 marks the enforcement deadline for entities covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act under the 563-page ...
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Lawyers for Virginia patients who claim they contracted fungal meningitis from medicine prepared by a Massachusetts laboratory are skeptical about the reach of an early mediation proposal offered by a federal judge. ‘The mediation proposal appears designed to bring defendants ...Read More »
This premises liability case stemmed from an accident that occurred on Sept. 20, 2010, in a building in Maryland. The plaintiff was employed by a Virginia corporation that had been hired by the premises occupier to power-wash and paint the ...Read More »