Virginia

Trials & Litigation

Negative reviews of dog obedience school on Yelp, Angie’s List lead to defamation lawsuit

Criminal Justice

Police suspend investigation into rape claim described in Rolling Stone; magazine plans follow-up

Education Law

Grads call for Sweet Briar leaders to resign, citing fiduciary duties and claimed charity-law issue

Trials & Litigation

Controversial arrest captured on video of UVA student follows an earlier case

Disability Law

Deaf man took plea in theft case over iPad that wasn’t stolen, due to lack of communication

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer not liable in slaying of PI killed while trying to serve divorce papers, top state court says

Consumer Law

Don’t fall for ‘major ongoing phishing scam,’ Virginia AG warns; it’s not from his office

Education Law

Sweet Briar grads retain Troutman Sanders, launch crowdfunding campaign to save school

Business of Law

LeClairRyan opens Atlanta office with 2 partners from Troutman Sanders

Civil Procedure

Top state court nixes $2.5M personal injury suit because filing fee was $2 short

Criminal Justice

Losing litigant is charged in attack at Virginia law firm

Business of Law

White-collar litigation trio leaps from Morgan Lewis to McGuireWoods

Animal Law

Virginia AG creates unit to advise cops on animal issues

Legislation & Lobbying

Virginia bill would require court hearing before sex offenders can visit schools

Labor & Employment

McDonald’s sued by former employees over ‘racist’ franchise in Virginia

Criminal Justice

Federal judge nixes appeal bond for former Virginia governor sentenced to 2 years

Trials & Litigation

Feds won’t put NY Times reporter on stand in CIA-leak case; judge nixes request to bar his testimony

Criminal Justice

Former Virginia governor sentenced to 2 years in corruption case

Trials & Litigation

Disbarred closing attorney scheduled to plead guilty in mortgage-fraud case is found dead

Education Law

Rolling Stone backs away from UVa gang-rape story that resulted in fraternity sanctions