Category: Civil Rights

2-5-2020 – Law Enforcement Officer Cannot Lawfully Retaliate For First Amendment Speech By Attempting to Induce Another Officer To Issue a Traffic Citation

2-5-2020 – The law firm of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC. achieved another victory for the First Amendment with a federal opinion establishing that a law enforcement officer cannot lawfully retaliate against a citizen for criticisms and Facebook posts by attempting to induce another officer to issue a traffic citation.   In a decision Read More …

Civil Rights In Virginia – Upheld by Virginia’s Highest Court – 2020

Virginia’s Highest Court Confirm’s That It Will Not Tolerate Virginia Law Enforcement Violations Of  The 4th Amendment To The U.S. Constitution Or Virginia Statutes Protecting Its Citizens from Unlawful Arrests, Unlawful Searches and Excessive Force.   On January 16, 2020, the Virginia Supreme Court issued an opinion reversing the Circuit Court for the City of Petersburg which Read More …

Sliding Scale For Personal Jurisdiction in Electronic and Internet Cases

Sliding Scale For Personal Jurisdiction in Electronic and Internet Cases Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC scores in its opposition to Top Seek, LLC bid to escape suit in Federal District Court in Richmond, Virginia. Jonathan Arthur, Esq., an associate with the law firm is representing the plaintiff Broad Highway Recovery. The United States Federal Read More …

2018 – Virginia Accepts 2 Civil Rights Appeals to Address Sovereign Immunity Issues

Virginia Supreme Court grants two petitions to address sovereign immunity issues argued by Virginia’s Civil Rights Law Firm – Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, PC   December 18, 2018 — The Virginia Supreme Court announced this week that will hear legal arguments by the Richmond civil rights law firm of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, Read More …

Andrew Bodoh – Media Profile

MEDIA PROFILE Andrew T. Bodoh, Esq. Senior Associate with Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C. 804-783-2000 x 110 andrew.bodoh@robertslaw.org     Andrew Bodoh is a senior partner in the Richmond, Virginia office of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C., a litigation law firm with extensive experience in civil rights, FOIA, 1st Amendment, 4th Amendment and Read More …

Successful Defense of High Profile Criminal Case – Dinwiddie County

February 7, 2018 – Civil rights attorney Tom Roberts successfully defended  former Dinwiddie County Deputy Hector Jimenez in a high profile criminal case.   Mr. Jimenez had been charged with two felonies: taking indecent liberties with a minor in violation of VA Code § 18.2-370(A)(4), with potential imprisonment of between 1 and 10 years, and aggravated Read More …