Virginia

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

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