Tag: trial

Plaintiffs file injunction in T.C. lights case

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com The plaintiffs in the T.C. lights case filed a request for an injunction against Alexandria City Public Schools on May...

Judge sends T.C. lights case to trial

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Loudoun Circuit Court Judge Thomas D. Horne ruled on April 17 to send the long-debated controversy over lights at the...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: Forensic evidence is difficult to collect

As I have noted in a previous edition of this column, acting as a juror in a criminal case can be a difficult proposition...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: How prosecutors handle their ‘gremlins’

In criminal cases, prosecutors do not get to choose their evidence. Every prosecutor would enjoy always having compelling forensic evidence and unimpeachable witnesses, particularly...