Archive for April, 2012

Virginia Supreme Court Opinions Affecting Local Government Law: April 20, 2012

Today, the Virginia Supreme Court issued several opinions affecting the practice of Virginia local government law.  The cases involve (1) the Gloucester County School Board and the Public Procurement Act, (2) Albemarle County and sovereign immunity, (3) a Spotsylvania County assistant high school superintendent and a claim of negligent and gross negligent failure to prevent […]


Oral Argument at Virginia Supreme Court

On March 2, 2012, I was pleased to give oral argument to the Virginia Supreme Court on behalf of a local government client. As is typical, I found the Justices to be polite, attentive, intelligent and inquisitive.  Not surprisingly, the justices asked good questions which went to the heart of the issues to be decided.  I […]