Plaintiffs in Statue Lawsuit Want Access to Emails, Texts from City Councilors
Plaintiffs in Statue Lawsuit Want Access to Emails, Texts from City Councilors

The drawn-out battle over two statues of Confederate generals in Charlottesville went back to court for more legal wrangling Wednesday.

May 1st, 5:15 PM EDT
Settlement Talks Set for Lawsuit Over 2 Charlottesville Statues
Settlement Talks Set for Lawsuit Over 2 Charlottesville Statues

The legal battle over two statues in downtown Charlottesville is headed into settlement talks.

Stonewall Jackson Statue Added to Removal Lawsuit
Stonewall Jackson Statue Added to Removal Lawsuit

A lawsuit seeking to stop the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Charlottesville, Virginia, will now also cover the statue of another Confederate general, Stonewall Jackson.

Monday, December 17th 2018, 12:39 PM EST
New Date Set for Confederate Statues Trial
New Date Set for Confederate Statues Trial

The trial over a lawsuit filed against the city of Charlottesville about the Confederate statues downtown has now been pushed back.

Court Hearing Motions in Lawsuit Over 2 Charlottesville Statues
Court Hearing Motions in Lawsuit Over 2 Charlottesville Statues

Lawyers involved in a year-old lawsuit over the attempt to remove two statues from downtown Charlottesville were back in court for most of Tuesday.

Tuesday, June 19th 2018, 11:32 AM EDT
Charlottesville Judge Hears Motion in Ongoing Statue Lawsuit
Charlottesville Judge Hears Motion in Ongoing Statue Lawsuit

The ongoing lawsuit over the potential removal of two statues in downtown parks once again went before a Charlottesville judge Wednesday morning.

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 10:06 AM EDT by John Early
Judge Hears Arguments in Confederate Monuments Lawsuit
Judge Hears Arguments in Confederate Monuments Lawsuit

Judge Richard Moore will oversee arguments Monday afternoon in a lawsuit fighting to retain the city’s Confederate monuments.

Monday, February 5th 2018, 1:08 PM EST by Emmy Freedman
Charlottesville Court Delays Hearing More Motions in Statue Lawsuit
Charlottesville Court Delays Hearing More Motions in Statue Lawsuit

The legal battle over two statues in a pair of downtown Charlottesville parks is being pushed to next year.

Wednesday, December 6th 2017, 10:35 AM EST by John Early
Update: Charlottesville Judge Extends Injunction on Confederate Statues
Update: Charlottesville Judge Extends Injunction on Confederate Statues

Opposing sides in a lawsuit over Charlottesville's statues to two Confederate Army generals will have to wait to see what happens next.

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 11:20 AM EDT by John Early
Plaintiffs Amend Lawsuit over Confederate Statues
Plaintiffs Amend Lawsuit over Confederate Statues

Those trying to prevent Charlottesville City Council from removing a pair of confederate statues in downtown have re-filed the lawsuit. 

Thursday, October 12th 2017, 5:13 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Charlottesville Judge Rules Confederate Statue Shrouds Remain
Charlottesville Judge Rules Confederate Statue Shrouds Remain

A judge has ruled the black shrouds covering the statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas Johnathan “Stonewall” Jackson in downtown Charlottesville will remain.

Wednesday, October 4th 2017, 2:56 PM EDT by John Early
Statue Debate Heads to Charlottesville Circuit Court October 4
Statue Debate Heads to Charlottesville Circuit Court October 4

A court hearing is set for October 4 in regards to the controversy over confederate statues in Charlottesville.

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 8:10 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Charlottesville Court Hearing Set for Lawsuit over Confederate Statues
Charlottesville Court Hearing Set for Lawsuit over Confederate Statues

A hearing is set in the controversial debate over Confederate statues in Charlottesville.

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 4:21 PM EDT
Jackson Statue in Charlottesville Subject to Removal Vote from City Council
Jackson Statue in Charlottesville Subject to Removal Vote from City Council

Charlottesville city council will meet September 5 to vote on the fate of the statue of confederate general “Stonewall” Jackson in Justice Park. 

Sunday, September 3rd 2017, 7:56 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Groups Gather Outside Charlottesville Court Hearing, Protesting Confederate Statues
Groups Gather Outside Charlottesville Court Hearing, Protesting Confederate Statues

Protestors crowded outside the Charlottesville Courthouse on September 1 rallying for the Lee and Jackson statues to come down. 

Friday, September 1st 2017, 4:20 PM EDT by Jennifer Walker
Charlottesville Court Hears Arguments Over Removal of Confederate Monuments
Charlottesville Court Hears Arguments Over Removal of Confederate Monuments

A circuit court judge will hear arguments over the battle to remove two Confederate statues from downtown, which have recently become rallying points for white supremacists. The court hearing could bring some resolution to the Confederate statue issue in the city. 

Friday, September 1st 2017, 11:27 AM EDT by Emmy Freedman
Court Clerk's Office Flooded with Calls, Messages Over Lee Statue Lawsuit
Court Clerk's Office Flooded with Calls, Messages Over Lee Statue Lawsuit

Thousands of messages are pouring into Charlottesville Circuit Court about the lawsuit to block the city from taking down the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 4:31 PM EDT by John Early
Delegate Bell Supports Keeping Lee Statue in Charlottesville Park
Delegate Bell Supports Keeping Lee Statue in Charlottesville Park

58th District Delegate Rob Bell said he supports keeping the Lee statue, but he does not condone the violent behavior that occurred during the Unite the Right rally.

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 5:53 PM EDT
SURJ Action Files Amicus Brief in Charlottesville Statue Removal Lawsuit
SURJ Action Files Amicus Brief in Charlottesville Statue Removal Lawsuit

Attorneys for a racial justice group have filed a motion in Charlottesville Circuit Court asking for an amicus brief in the city's lawsuit over removing the Confederate statues.

Monday, July 10th 2017, 6:37 PM EDT
Charlottesville Judge to Hear City's Arguments Against Lee Statue Lawsuit
Charlottesville Judge to Hear City's Arguments Against Lee Statue Lawsuit

A judge in Charlottesville will hear arguments in the city's effort to get a lawsuit involving the statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee dismissed.

Monday, June 19th 2017, 3:54 PM EDT
Judge Issues Temporary Injunction to Halt Lee Statue Removal
Judge Issues Temporary Injunction to Halt Lee Statue Removal

A Charlottesville judge says a Confederate statue cannot be touched, for now, after issuing a temporary injunction to halt the removal of the Robert E. Lee statue.

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017, 10:43 AM EDT