An alcohol-fueled college tragedy in Rockbridge County has sparked a court debate over the public’s right to know some of the workings of the criminal justice system. Lawyers this week will argue whether a trial judge could block access to ...Read More »
There was nary a whisper about Hernandez at Friday’s judicial interviews conducted by the Senate Courts of Justice Committee. Even though committee control switched this year from Democrats to Republicans, the Senate followed the same practice as last year’s courts ...Read More »
Several judges seeking reelection by the 2012 General Assembly have run into trouble over criminal disposition issues raised during interviews Dec. 9 before a panel of the House Courts of Justice Committee. Committee members alerted incumbent judges last April to ...Read More »
A legislative session to interview candidates for a vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia split – literally – over the court’s recent decision in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. That case held that judges can defer entering judgment in criminal cases ...
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A Rockbridge County Circuit Court finds that the home wife received as a gift from her parents prior to her marriage, into which the parties moved after marriage, was wife’s separate property and the $55,000 received when she sold the ...Read More »