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Tag Archives: Justice S. Bernard Goodwyn

Board meeting did not fall within VFOIA exceptions

Where plaintiffs allege that five members of a county board of supervisors violated the Virginia Freedom of Information Act’s open meeting requirements when they attended a police Citizens Advisory Board, or CAB, meeting to discuss responses to riots in the ...

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County’s demand for commuter route payments fails

The Virginia Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that the establishment of a commuter route did not trigger a shopping center owner’s obligation to contribute $500,000 under a zoning proffer for public transportation. “The County’s argument that voluntary conditional proffers ...

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Restrictive covenants cannot be enforced in statue removal case

The commonwealth has the authority to remove a state-owned monument from state owned property. The monument is a form of government speech. To the extent that the document conveying the property to the state and a legislative resolution accepting the ...

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