By Peter Vieth A developer who proposed to build a Walmart store in Abingdon, only to have the town impose restrictions on such “big box” projects, apparently will not challenge an August circuit court ruling in favor of the town. ...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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Scores of Virginia courthouses have been studied for security risks in the past several years as part of a program initiated by the Supreme Court of Virginia. Reports on the findings of assessment teams are confidential, but lawyers and the ...Read More »
There is change in the wind for lawyers who practice in federal court in the western part of the commonwealth. Judges of the Western District have published for comment a set of proposed local rules that include some unfamiliar language ...Read More »
Shenandoah County Circuit Judge Dennis Hupp has refused to hear the sanctions motion the county board of supervisors filed against former supervisor candidate Mark Prince. As VLW reported last month, the county board accused Prince and his lawyer of misusing ...Read More »