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Virginia Court Slows Down Sweet Briar College's Planned ClosureThe Supreme Court of Virginia has tapped the brakes on Sweet Briar College's planned closure, concluding that the debate on the demise of the 114-year-old women's college is far from over.
Court Rules Judge Lacked Authority Over Yelp informationA Virginia judge lacked authority to order the website Yelp to reveal the names of people who posted negative comments about a carpet cleaning business, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
New Va. Supreme Court Justice Sworn InDonald W. Lemons has been sworn in as the new chief justice of the Virginia Supreme Court.
Va. Supreme Court Tosses Child Molestation Convictions of Ex-Falls Church Mayor's HusbandThe husband of the former mayor of Falls Church who was accused of molesting three children has had his convictions tossed out by the Virginia Supreme Court.
State High Court Reverses Virginia Tech Massacre VerdictVirginia's highest court threw out a wrongful death verdict stemming from the 2007 massacre at Virginia Tech.
Serial Killer Who Murdered GWU Students Loses Another Round in Va. CourtA serial killer sentenced to death for murdering two George Washington University students has lost another round in the Virginia Supreme Court.
Va. Supreme Court Justice Finished Boston Marathon Just Before Blast Virginia Supreme Court Justice Bill Mims crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon about five minutes before two bombs exploded on Monday.
State Appeals Va. Tech Negligence Verdict in ShootingsThe state has asked the Virginia Supreme Court to reverse a jury's findings of negligence in the death of two students who were slain in the April 2007 massacre on the Virginia Tech campus.
Va. Court Ruling Fails to Answer Poker QuestionThe Virginia Supreme Court declined to rule Thursday whether poker is a game of skill or a game of chance.
Justices Uphold Fairfax Co. Man's Death Sentence The Virginia Supreme Court has upheld a Fairfax County death row inmate's convictions and sentence for a 2008 sexual assault and murder.
Court Rules Sperm-Donor Father Has Custodial Rights The Virginia Supreme Court says state law does not always deny parental rights to unmarried sperm donors.
Va. Man Exonerated Of 1978 Rape The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday exonerated a Charles City area man wrongfully convicted of a 1978 rape.