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Alexandria wins last of waterfront suits

The city of Alexandria on Friday won the last of the legal challenges brought against it in the wake of its controversial 2012 waterfront development plan.The Virginia Supreme Court ruled that any errors made during the process of passing...Show More Summary

Fairfax county executive says meal tax needed to generate more revenue

Fairfax County expects the financial impact of a recent Virginia Supreme Court ruling on deductions for business taxes to increase to at least $45 million, adding more worry to what has already been a difficult budget year, officials said Tuesday.Read full article >>

Va. court ruling on business taxes could mean big loss of tax revenue

Local governments in Northern Virginia are bracing for millions of dollars in potential tax refunds to businesses after a Virginia Supreme Court ruling on how out-of-state receipts may be deducted from a company’s taxable income.Read full article >>

Yelp Lawsuit Could Expose Anonymous Online Commenters

Virginia Supreme Court to decide whether businesses can request customers identity for giving them bad reviews on social media sites. The post Yelp Lawsuit Could Expose Anonymous Online Commenters appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Va. Sup. Ct. Hears Arguments Over Anonymous Reviews on Yelp

The Virginia Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in a new type of Yelp case. By now, we're familiar with the defamation and the SLAPPs and the non-disparagement agreements and the not-technically-extortion-but-sounds-like-it. Well, Yelp v. Hadeed Carpet Cleaning is different. Hadeed Carpet Cleaning wanted to sue the authors of critical......

"In complete disregard of the unfortunate truth that not all dogs are like the beloved Lassie, a vicious dog has been granted a pardon by the highest court of this State."

Wrote Justice Allen H. Loughry Jr., dissenting from an opinion by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, that let a pit bull terrier off on a technicality. The dog’s troubles stem from a biting incident last year when an animalShow More Summary

Michael Mann’s ‘damages’ over FOIA emails? A piddling $250

From ‘amazing tales of the vexatious’. Climate Change Dispatch writes: In a clear slap in the face, the Virginia Supreme Court awarded Michael E. Mann and the University of Virginia a piddling $250 in damages in the email FOIA case. Showing … Continue reading ?

Climate scientist's privacy victory may prove a lose for journalists

After deliberating for months, late last week the Virginia Supreme Court ruled in favor of climate scientist Michael Mann in his quest to maintain the privacy of his emails against a Virginia legislator and conservative think tank that sought to access his records using Virginia's freedom of information laws. As I wrote last month, the trial and the court's verdict,...

Breaking News: Virginia Supreme Court on Academic Freedom at UV

An important Virginia Supreme Court finding came out today, related to the hugely complicated maneno that I feel totally unqualified to explain to you … but Michale Halpern of the Center for Science and Democracy is: The Supreme Court of Virginia today found unanimously in favor of the University of Virginia in its attempt to…

Va. Supreme Court rules for U-Va. in global warming FOIA case

Unpublished research by university scientists is exempt from the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday, rejecting an attempt by skeptics of global warming to view the work of a prominent climate researcher during his years at the University of Virginia. The ruling is the latest turn in the FOIA request […]

Yelp battles to keep local reviewers anonymous

A suit heading to Virginia Supreme Court wants Yelp to identify people who left negative feedback for a carpet cleaner

Yelp Headed To Supreme Court After Refusing To Reveal Identities Of Alleged Fake Reviewers by @mattsouthern

The Wall Street Journal reports an Internet free-speech case against online review site Yelp is headed to the Virginia Supreme Court this month. Lawsuits were initially filed by a carpet cleaning company whose business reportedly dropped by 30% following a string of negative reviews. Show More Summary

Virginia Supreme Court Reverses Award Against Virginia Tech From 2007 Shootings

The Virginia Supreme Court waited for Halloween to release a truly scary ruling where it overturned a jury verdict to families of the victims of the 2007 shooting massacre at Virginia Polytechnic Institute. We have previously discussed the absurd state cap on such verdicts which led to the reduction of the award to $100,000 for […]

Virginia Supreme Court makes important ruling for tolls and P3s in Meeks case

2013-10-31: The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled unanimously in favor of tolls as a legitimate user fee and in favor of upholding a toll concession at the Elizabeth River crossing between Norfolk and Plymouth. The case involved Danny...Show More Summary

Wrongful Death Verdict Reversed In Virginia Tech Case

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Virginia Tech officials could not have foreseen that 32 people would die in the 2007 attack on campus, the Virginia Supreme Court rules. School and police officials believed the gunman had fled and posed no further danger in the area, the justices said.

Mann’s emails to be subject of state supreme court case

You have to wonder what he’s got in those emails to be fighting so hard to keep people from seeing the supposedly mundane details of research. Prince William FOIA case on global warming headed for Virginia Supreme Court The fight … Continue reading ?

Prince William FOIA case on global warming headed for Virginia Supreme Court

The fight by a conservative legal group and Del. Robert Marshall (R-Prince William) to obtain the e-mails written by leading climate change scientist Michael E. Mann while he was at the University of Virginia was shot down by a judge … Continue reading ?

Va. Supreme Court Rules Against Departing Congregation in Property Dispute

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in favor of The Episcopal Church against a congregation that voted to leave the denomination over its liberal theological views.

Virginia Supreme Court Officially Blesses Above the Law

Virginia Supreme Court holds that lawyers can blog about their clients. This is awesome. Lawyers writing about their clients without their consent sounds like it will produce endless ATL fodder. Continue reading » Follow Above the Law on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook. Tags: Blogging, First Amendment, Free Speech, Horace Hunter, Lawyer Advertising, Virginia Supreme Court

News for Degenerates, Vol. 3: Poker in Virginia loses shot at legalization in Va. Supreme Court

Legalized gambling in Virginia remained ever further from reality Thursday when the Virginia Supreme Court decided not to rule on the weighty issue of whether poker is a game of skill or chance. A Portsmouth man’s bid to run a legal poker parlor hinged on whether he could convince the courts that Virginia’s anti-gambling laws were unconstitutional. Show More Summary

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