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Issue 1: Annual Survey 2006 Table Of Contents Nov 2006

Issue 1: Annual Survey 2006 Table Of Contents

University of Richmond Law Review

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Accrual Of Causes Of Action In Virginia, James W. Ellerman Nov 2006

Accrual Of Causes Of Action In Virginia, James W. Ellerman

University of Richmond Law Review

This article will examine major issues in Virginia law affecting the accrual of causes of action, specifically in the contexts of contract, tort, and property. In addition to surveying the basic accrual requirements for each area of law, this article will look more deeply into several specific issues that guide an accrual analysis particularly the distinction between causes and rights of action, as well as the continuous treatment, discovery, and economic loss rules.


Constitutional Crisis In The Commonwealth: Resolving The Conflict Between Governors And Attorneys General, Michael Signer Nov 2006

Constitutional Crisis In The Commonwealth: Resolving The Conflict Between Governors And Attorneys General, Michael Signer

University of Richmond Law Review

In this article, I argue the solution to agency conflict and the broader problem of establishing the proper scope of executive authority lies in establishing that Virginia has a "statutory" rather than a "common-law" model of the Attorney General's powers, and that the Office of the Attorney General is therefore circumscribed by statute. Contrary to popular understanding, I will argue that Wilder v. Attorney General of Virginia effectively establishes Virginia as a statutory state and resolves the conflict in favor of the Governor. Because the Supreme Court of Virginia is unlikely to act more strongly in favor of the ...


Contents: Allen Chair Symposium-State Of The Chesapeake Bay In The Twenty-First Century May 2006

Contents: Allen Chair Symposium-State Of The Chesapeake Bay In The Twenty-First Century

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Law Review Index, Volume Xl, 2005-2006 May 2006

Law Review Index, Volume Xl, 2005-2006

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Virginia's Sexually Violence Predators Act: A Guide For Virginia [Court-Appointed] Attorneys, Neal Lewis Jan 2006

Virginia's Sexually Violence Predators Act: A Guide For Virginia [Court-Appointed] Attorneys, Neal Lewis

Richmond Journal of Law and the Public Interest

Following this introduction, Part I deals with a brief historical perspective on SVP statutes. Part II provides an outline of the preliminary processes involved before an SVP civil commitment proceeding is started. Part III discusses the courtroom phases of trial, both the probable cause hearing and the trial itself. Part IV discusses the options for the judge following trial. This comment concludes with a discussion of some possible approaches for the courtappointed attorney in handling SVP civil commitment cases.


The Merger Of Common-Law And Equity Pleading In Virginia, William Hamilton Bryson Jan 2006

The Merger Of Common-Law And Equity Pleading In Virginia, William Hamilton Bryson

Law Faculty Publications

This article describes the separation of common law and equity in Virginia leading up to the 2006 merger of common law and equity pleading and the problems that remain to be solved by the courts.


Virginia's Sexually Violence Predators Act: A Guide For Virginia [Court-Appointed] Attorneys, Neal Lewis Jan 2006

Virginia's Sexually Violence Predators Act: A Guide For Virginia [Court-Appointed] Attorneys, Neal Lewis

Richmond Public Interest Law Review

Following this introduction, Part I deals with a brief historical perspective on SVP statutes. Part II provides an outline of the preliminary processes involved before an SVP civil commitment proceeding is started. Part III discusses the courtroom phases of trial, both the probable cause hearing and the trial itself. Part IV discusses the options for the judge following trial. This comment concludes with a discussion of some possible approaches for the courtappointed attorney in handling SVP civil commitment cases.


Contents Jan 2006

Contents

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.