De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

Jay O’Keeffe practices with Johnson, Rosen & O’Keeffe LLC. in Roanoke, Virginia, where he splits his time between appellate and business litigation. read more

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Please Ignore Shapiro v. Younkin. There Is a Monster at the End of This Opinion.

Posted in Opinions and Analysis
Last Friday, the Supreme Court of Virginia handed down a batch of eighteen opinions and two published orders. One of them, Shapiro v. Younkin, provides a lucid, well-reasoned treatment of the rules regarding transcripts and written statements of fact. Please ignore it in its entirety. To paraphrase one of Caroline’s favorite writers, there is a monster at… Continue Reading