Tennessee Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter will stand trial September 1 for misdemeanor assault and battery stemming from a July incident. According to a statement released by the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney in Virginia Beach,...Show More Summary
Virginia police officers acted unlawfully when ordering two BBC journalists to delete images from their cameras after Wednesday’s on-air shootings near Roanoke, the attorney for a photojournalism group alleged Thursday. In a letter addressed...Show More Summary
Attorneys General from 15 states, led by West Virginia, filed a petition in federal court yesterday to block the Clean Power Plan (CPP) from going into effect. The filing seems to be more tactical and political than a serious legal claim: the Environmental Protection Agency has yet to publish the rule in the Federal Register […]
The attorneys general of West Virginia and 14 other states filed another premature, defective lawsuit today in an effort to stop the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan. Nothing new here. Their latest case comes the same...Show More Summary
By E. Freya Williams As President Obama unveiled his plan to curb carbon emissions from America’s power plants this week, opposition ranged from West Virginia’s attorney general Patrick Morrisey who said the plan will “severely harm…the US economy” to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker who labeled it “bad for business.” The President anticipated these objections, and … Continued
Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter faces a felonious assault charge in Virginia after a July fight that prosecutors say Hunter touched off by punching a man in the face at a bar. Hunter’s alleged victim was left with a broken jaw and a cracked tooth, but Hunter’s attorney Toby Vick says that there are witnesses willing…
Context is important: In his cross-examination, Plaintiff's attorney Dale Ho pointed out that eight states — Alabama, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia — do not have pre-registration of 16-and-17-year-olds, same-day registration or early voting and prohibit counting out-of-precinct ballots. Show More Summary
In Virginia, Republican Chairman John Whitbeck is urging pro-abortion Governor Terry McAuliffe and Attorney General Mark Herring to investigate the state’s Planned Parenthood abortion facilities in light of the three videos showing their executives negotiating the sale of fetal body parts collected from abortions. Show More Summary
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli made headlines on Sunday during a heated panel discussion which focused on the “Black Lives Matter” slogan. The panel discussion, which aired on CNN, placed Cuccinelli alongside Bakari Sellers, a former South Carolina representative. Show More Summary
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) argued on Sunday that many Americans objected to the "Black Lives Matter" movement because it suggested that the lives of black people mattered more than whites and other races. CNN...Show More Summary
A panel discussion on CNN got heated Sunday when former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) argued that "Black Lives Matter" is a poor message because it makes white people feel less valued. After former South Carolina Rep.Show More Summary
Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli (R) argued on Sunday that many Americans objected to the “Black Lives Matter” movement because it suggested that the lives of black people mattered more than whites and other races. CNN political contributor Bakari Sellers explained during...
Attorneys general from 14 states are calling on Congress to protect non-profit organizations from the IRS. Allen Whitt, executive director of the Family Policy Council of West Virginia, explains why that’s necessary.
(Editor’s Note: Virginia’s attorney general announced June 20 that Sweet Briar College will remain open for the 2015–16 academic year. The alumnae group Saving Sweet Briar has pledged to raise $12 million toward operating costs, and the college will release restrictions on $16 million in endowments. Show More Summary
A settlement brokered by Virginia’s attorney general will allow the school to remain open for at least another academic year with new leadership and $12 million from an alumnae group.
HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Sweet Briar College Rescue Announced By Virginia Attorney General.
With 100 years of providing liberal arts education to women around the country under their belts, Sweet Briar College needed prayers and an agreement to remain open next year. With the help of the Virginia Attorney General, plenty of outside support, and the Saving Sweet Briar movement, the university received both. Show More Summary
SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Virginia's attorney general announced a mediated settlement Saturday to keep open Sweet Briar College, using $12 million raised by fiercely determined alumnae to keep the women's college afloat in the upcoming...Show More Summary
The Virginia Attorney General announced Saturday night that an agreement has been reached to keep Sweet Briar College open next year. The agreement, which must be approved by a Bedford County, Va., circuit court judge, involves a $12...Show More Summary
RICHMOND, Va. (Reuters) - A federal judge in Virginia in the case of a former Russian army officer accused of fighting with the Taliban in Afghanistan asked attorneys in the case on Thursday to focus on whether as a war combatant he was protected from criminal prosecution.