Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Tag Archives: Judge Lisa M. Lorish

Children disciplined with reasonable corporal punishment (access required)

Appellant’s convictions of assault and battery of her twin children are reversed. Appellant used reasonable corporal punishment to discipline them. As a result, she had a “parental privilege” to administer such discipline. Overview Appellant Woodson’s assault and battery convictions arose ...

Read More »

Finding that teacher physically abused student affirmed (access required)

Where the Virginia Department of Social Services determined that appellant, a former teacher, “committed level three physical abuse on one of her students[,]” the department complied with the applicable statutes and its internal procedures in making the determination. Further, the ...

Read More »