Virginia

Criminal Justice

‘Guccifer’ takes plea in hacking case; feds said he accessed personal accounts of political figures

Civil Procedure

GOP lawmakers outside challenged congressional district have no standing in appeal, SCOTUS says

Criminal Justice

Trial starts for lawyer accused in managing partner attack; involuntary intoxication asserted

Constitutional Law

Top Virginia court nixes alimony for woman now cohabiting in same-sex relationship

Criminal Justice

Cops are accused of forfeiture misdeeds

Criminal Justice

Man is charged with murder in deaths of his dad and lawyer-mom on Easter Sunday

Constitutional Law

Civil rights suit says Virginia ‘drunkard’ law criminalizes those who are homeless alcoholics

Juvenile Justice

Middle schooler is criminally charged for making threats with emojis

Trials & Litigation

Judge threatens to jail lawyer who keeps arguing his client is victim of anti-Muslim hysteria

Evidence

Woman who told Rolling Stone of rape will have to turn over documents in defamation suit, judge says

Law Firms

Suit claims secretive ‘back-office deals’ at BigLaw firm favor males in pay and origination credit

Health Law

Virginia state senator sues mental health agency and state over suicide and stabbing by his son

Legal Ethics

May lawyers reveal client information to prevent suicide? Virginia ethics counsel has guidance

Trials & Litigation

Detective drops defamation suit against lawyer over her comments about teen sexting investigation

Criminal Justice

Law firm worker survives carjacking, police chase, being shot in head during lunch break

Election Law

SCOTUS to consider Virginia redistricting suit; do GOP lawmakers have standing?

Trials & Litigation

Fraternity files $25M defamation suit over retracted Rolling Stone story about campus rape claim

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is reprimanded for belittling opposing counsel and his case during deposition

Government Law

Let go after 74 years, law firm sues client to regain representation

Legal Ethics

Lawyer is reprimanded for fourth time, this time over deposition conduct