A case involving a convicted embezzler could resolve whether a sentencing judge has any say about the early release of a state inmate for home electronic monitoring. Judith Brumfield of Gretna was convicted in 2006 of stealing from her employer, ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia apparently will have the final say on a Fairfax County couple’s claims against two obstetricians based on the birth of twins with Down syndrome. The court’s decisions could provide guidance for medical malpractice lawyers on ...Read More »
From the Roanoke Times comes word of the passing of former Rocky Mount lawyer Keister Greer. From a 1999 news release on the re-appointment of Mr. Greer to the U.Va. Board of Visitors: “T. Keister Greer has been a member ...Read More »
The Bat Phone has rung again for the prosecutor in Fincastle. Botetourt County Commonwealth’s Attorney Joel Branscom has long been the go-to guy in Southwest Virginia to serve as special prosecutor when the local parties are too close for comfort. ...Read More »
Pleading guilty to reckless driving and refusing a breath test, J&D Judge Michael Blankenship of Wytheville will not face a charge of driving under the influence. But Blankenship still has a hit-and-run charge from a separate incident, and he has ...Read More »
The full US Senate has confirmed the nomination of Virginia Supreme Court Justice Steven Agee to the 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals. Senate Judiciary Chair Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) has this news release. The Roanoke Times has additional perspective.
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