U.S. District Court

Solar slated for U.S. Courthouse

The brand-new federal courthouse in Richmond is already set for an upgrade.

The General Services Administration has posted a request for proposals to install a 200-kilowatt photovoltaic solar array on the roof of the Spottswood W. Robinson and Robert R. Merhige Jr. U.S. Courthouse.

FedEx sues UPS over whiteboard ads

One of Richmond’s most recognizable residents, Martin Agency celeb Andy Azula, is in the middle of a lawsuit between shipping giants. The Memphis-based FedEx is suing Atlanta’s UPS over a recent commercial that features Azula and his now-famous whiteboard, according to the Memphis Daily News. The complaint was filed in U.S. District Court in Memphis…. Read more »

Security traders gone wild

A lawsuit filed by a former Scott & Stringfellow employee — a fellow who allegedly “mooned” his trading floor co-workers in Charlotte — was recently tossed out of U.S. District Court in Richmond. Timothy Martin was hired in 2004 at age 51 to work in the firm’s Charlotte office selling distressed CMBS loans.  After a… Read more »

Phish rocks legal case against bootleggers

The jam band Phish is not only kicking off their reunion tour in Virginia this weekend, but the band is also launching a legal battle with bootleg merchandise sellers.   On Thursday,  A U.S. District Judge in the federal court in Richmond will consider a request from the band to block the sale of unauthorized… Read more »