Ronald Wilbur Ridout, Jr., age 55, of Chesterfield County, Virginia, was sentenced today to 50 years' imprisonment with 38 years suspended in Chesterfield County Circuit Court for electronically transmitting child pornography.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia will receive more than $100 million and qualified Virginia VW owners will receive tens of millions more in direct compensation under the terms of a settlement addressing Volkswagen's illegal modification of the emissions systems of certain vehicles and violations of state laws prohibiting unfair or deceptive trade practices.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement on the Supreme Court's decision today in Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring has been elected by his fellow attorneys general to serve as chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Southern Region, after two years of service as Southern Region vice-chair.
Attorney General Mark R. Herring issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin and U.S. v. Texas. The Commonwealth of Virginia joined an amicus brief on the prevailing side in Fisher, and a brief in U.S. v. Texas in favor of lifting a lower court's stay on certain immigration programs.