By DAVID DONOVAN BridgeTower Media Newswires The U.S. government will have to refund the restitution money it collected from a defendant who died while his conviction was on appeal, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in an ...Read More »
The Supreme Court of Virginia is under increasing pressure to approve reforms to the state’s criminal discovery standards. Despite opposition from the State Police and concerns from many prosecutors, a package of recommended changes now before the court has the ...Read More »
On June 20, the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Richmond opened their door to provide sanctuary to Abbie Arevalo-Herrera, an immigrant who came to America from Honduras to escape domestic violence in 2013. Arevalo-Herrera, a mother of three, is currently ...
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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now accepting nominations for its two lawyer award programs, “Leaders in the Law” and “Up & Coming Lawyers.” The Leaders program, started in 2006, honors the lawyers across the commonwealth who are setting the example for ...Read More »
Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce its 2018 Reader Rankings survey. This survey, now in its second year, focuses on businesses in the Central Virginia region. And it helps you to identify and vote for the businesses that help ...Read More »
Everyone wants to know if they are on track for a successful retirement and if they can afford to retire. Improvements in health care, along with longer life expectancies, have changed the idea of retirement from slowing down to more ...Read More »
A Roanoke attorney has pleaded guilty to lying to federal agents about accepting sex for legal services and providing drugs to clients, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. Scott A. Webber, 38, allegedly engaged in sexual activities with clients, exchanged ...Read More »
For lack of audio evidence about a courtroom colloquy, the full Court of Appeals of Virginia has turned aside an earlier 2-1 panel decision and upheld a man’s 63-year sentence for attempted murder. The case turned on application of Virginia’s ...Read More »
VIRGINIA BEACH – Virginia bar leaders wholeheartedly have taken up the cause of lawyer well-being, approving a trio of rule changes at the Virginia State Bar’s Annual Meeting and embracing a Supreme Court initiative that promises more changes. New VSB ...
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