Tag: virginia supreme court

Our View: Why transparency matters

This week is national Sunshine Week – and we don’t mean spring break and the start of Daylight Savings Time, though those are surely...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: What constitutes “entrapment?”

Imagine a scenario: A man has stolen several firearms during the burglary of an Old Town home. In an attempt to sell the guns,...

My View | State Sen. George Barker: Vote “Yes!” on Amendment...

If Virginia voters ratify a Constitutional Amendment to establish a transparent, fair process for redrawing congressional and legislative districts, we will have maps next...

Judge dismisses slaughterhouse lawsuit

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Alexandria Circuit Court Judge Lisa Kemler ruled on Nov. 27 to dismiss a lawsuit filed against city council’s decision to...

Justice Matters with Bryan Porter: A needed ‘Rule’ change

By Bryan Porter The process by which prosecutors and defense attorneys exchange information about a pending criminal case is called discovery. Criminal discovery is governed by the Rules...

Our View: It’s time to change the law

The monthly column by Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney Bryan Porter has been a terrific addition to the Times’ opinion pages. Porter has helped us understand...