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

Death Penalty

Better lawyering has caused drop in death sentences in Virginia, study author says

Death Penalty

Virginia inmate is executed after judge rejects claim execution drug could be ineffective

Death Penalty

Judge delays Virginia execution amid questions about execution drug

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer gets 4 months for stealing from law firm, is ordered to pay $160K

Criminal Justice

Alleged ‘office creeper’ charged in law firm burglary and other thefts

Trials & Litigation

Judge has public defender handcuffed, but gives him a break at contempt hearing

Legislation & Lobbying

Former governor may lose pension under measure he signed into law

First Amendment

NFL team’s First Amendment rights weren’t violated by loss of disparaging trademarks, judge rules

Business of Law

Once-mighty real estate boutique files for bankruptcy, a year after claimed $30M embezzlement

Trials & Litigation

Deaf man who pleaded guilty to iPad theft that didn’t occur moves ahead in civil case

Tort Law

Jury awards patient $500K due to doctor’s defamatory comments while he was sedated for colonoscopy

Trials & Litigation

Settlement saves Sweet Briar; lawyer to be at college helm, along with new board members

Copyright Law

4th Circuit revives $10M ‘Somebody to Love’ suit against Justin Bieber and Usher