Posts Tagged ‘Virginia Local Government Attorneys’

Virginia Supreme Court Issues Local Government Rulings

Virginia Supreme Court Opinions Affecting Local Government Law, issued on April 21, 2011: The Virginia Supreme Court issued several opinions today affecting Virginia local government law.  The following summaries come from the Virginia Supreme Court website: 092583 Volpe v. City of Lexington In a suit by the administrators of a minor decedent who was an […]


Civil Discourse and Free Speech: Can Good Manners be Mandated?

What is the proper balance between free speech, with its encouragement of open dialog and debate, and the need for order and civility to accomplish the goals of a public meeting?  What are the rights of the public attending a meeting to speak to the public body? Do the members of the public body have a right […]