Author Archives: Virginia Lawyers Weekly

020-2-265 – In re Torrence

In re Torrence, Appeal No. 19-443, Oct. 2, 2020. 4th Cir. (per curiam). Joel M. Bondurant Jr. for Movant. Matthew C. Buchanan for Respondent. VLW 020-2-265. 9 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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020-2-264 – United States v. Saunders

United States v. Saunders, Appeal No. 19-4882, Oct. 7, 2020. 4th Cir. (per curiam), from EDVA at Richmond (Hudson). Geremy G. Kamens and Nia Ayanna Vidal for Appellant. G. Zachary Terwilliger, Stephen W. Miller and Holli R. Wood for Appellee. ...

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020-2-263 – United States v. Herman

United States v. Herman, Appeal No. 19-4767, Oct. 7, 2020. 4th Cir. (per curiam), from SDWVA at Charleston (Goodwin). Wesley P. Page and Jonathan D. Byrne for Appellant. Michael B. Stuart and Julie M. White for Appellee. VLW 020-2-263. 6 ...

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Drug conspiracy conviction supported by the record (access required)

Where the testimony of co-conspirators and cooperating witnesses, as well as recorded conversations involving the defendant supported a man’s conviction for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, the conviction was affirmed. Background Tony Chevallier appeals his conviction and sentencing for conspiracy to ...

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020-2-262 – United States v. Chevallier

United States v. Chevallier, Appeal No. 19-4002, Oct. 2, 2020. 4th Cir. (per curiam), from EDNC at Wilmington (Dever). Frank A. Abrams for Appellant. Brian A. Benczkowski, Matthew S. Miner, Vijay Shanker, Robert J. Higdon Jr. and Jennifer P. May-Parker for ...

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Plaintiffs lack standing to bring Medicaid reimbursement suit (access required)

Plaintiffs lacked standing to challenge changes to Virginia’s Medicaid reimbursement rates and their applicability to emergency rooms and hospital readmissions via a declaratory judgment action. Background This suit involves the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Medicaid reimbursement rates and their applicability to ...

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