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Important Opinions January – December 2017 (access required)

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The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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Appeals court rebukes prosecutors in death penalty case (access required)

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A federal appeals court panel has ordered an evidentiary hearing to determine if undisclosed evidence could upset the conviction of a man sentenced to die for the 2004 Norfolk murders of four people, including two preschool girls. Ruling that U.S. ...

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Keep your office holiday party harassment-free (access required)

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The shenanigans that occur at office holiday parties are often the subject of movie plots, memes and inside jokes among co-workers. In today’s culture, however, these shenanigans can serve as the basis for a claim of sexual harassment or other ...

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Some JDR judges get low marks (access required)

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As the Virginia General Assembly again considers new terms for incumbent judges, legislators will be examining a large batch of report cards on the candidates. For some, mostly juvenile and domestic relations judges, the reviews were not all raves. This ...

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