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Preface

Preface

Read Full Article (PDF)   Preface   The University of Richmond Law Review proudly presents the thirty-seventh issue of the Annual Survey of Virginia Law. Since 1985, the Annual Survey has served as a guiding tool for practitioners and students to stay abreast of...

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In Memoriam: The Honorable Walter S. Felton, Jr.

In Memoriam: The Honorable Walter S. Felton, Jr.

Read Full Article (PDF)   In Memoriam: The Honorable Walter S. Felton, Jr.   The career of Judge Walter S. Felton, Jr., is marked indelibly with the theme of “called to service.” First, as a Captain in the United States Army, representing wounded soldiers...

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Foreword

Foreword

Read Full Article (PDF)   Foreword   This most recent issue reflects this wonderful tradition. In addition to the Annual Survey of Virginia Law, this issue includes three articles that may be of broad interest. First is Professor Eisen’s Article on energy...

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Cannabis Law

Cannabis Law

Read Full Article (PDF)   Cannabis Law   On July 1, 2021, Virginia became the sixteenth state to permit recreational use of cannabis. As of 2022, thirty-nine states have legalized the medical use of cannabis, and nineteen states and the District of Columbia have...

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Civil Practice and Procedure

Civil Practice and Procedure

Read Full Article (PDF)   Civil Practice and Procedure   This Article discusses Supreme Court of Virginia opinions and revisions to the Code of Virginia and Rules of the Supreme Court of Virginia impacting civil procedure here in the Commonwealth over the last...

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Criminal Law and Procedure

Criminal Law and Procedure

Read Full Article (PDF)   Criminal Law and Procedure   This Article surveys recent developments in criminal procedure and law in Virginia. Because of space limitations, the authors have limited their discussion to the most significant published appellate...

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Taxation

Taxation

Read Full Article (PDF)   Taxation   This Article reviews significant recent developments in the laws affecting Virginia state and local taxation. Its Parts cover legislative activity, judicial decisions, and selected opinions and other pronouncements from the...

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Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Wills, Trusts, and Estates

Read Full Article (PDF)   Wills, Trusts, and Estates   Between legislative and judicial activity, there have been a number of noteworthy developments and changes to the rules governing trusts and estates. Several of these developments turn on questions related to...

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Banning Noncompetes in Virginia

Banning Noncompetes in Virginia

Read Full Article (PDF)   Banning Noncompetes in Virginia   The past decade has seen a nationwide wave of reform in noncompete law, specifically the limitation of noncompete agreements. Since 2016, ten states—including Virginia in 2020— banned the use of...

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