Armed with a nearly century-old statute and pressing for a special grand jury, a Hampton Roads lawyer hopes to get the city of Norfolk to remove dozens of so-called “love locks” clamped onto a historic pedestrian bridge. It’s the latest ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
After 16 years in America, an Argentinian “tourist” is being deported without a hearing after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that despite the absence of a signed waiver, he in fact waived his right to contest removal. ...Read More »
A Richmond area eatery that challenged Virginia’s long-standing limits on restaurant liquor sales lost another round last month with a decision from the Court of Appeals. The appellate judges said it is up to the General Assembly, not the courts, ...Read More »
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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Some juvenile and domestic relations judges got an earful Dec. 8, as legislators holding judicial reelection interviews asked pointed questions based on critical performance reviews. There was one judge who simply was asked not to attend the interview session. In ...Read More »
A Virginia doctor arrested after triggering suspicions on a college campus 20 years ago and tried for having a toxic chemical in a storage unit has lost his bid to have records of the charges removed from court records. Although ...Read More »
Children involved in family court disputes are often poorly served by lawyers appointed to represent them, attorneys and other observers say. Surveys of lawyers and court volunteers reveal concerns that some guardians ad litem – paid to advocate for children ...
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There are 533 newly licensed lawyers in Virginia this morning. The Supreme Court of Virginia held its twice-yearly admissions and orientation ceremony Dec. 6 in Richmond to admit successful candidates who passed the Virginia bar exam this past July. Virginia ...Read More »