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Digital dirt-digging (access required)

Company recruiters have a number of tools aimed at finding the perfect candidate, including Internet search engines like Google and Yahoo!, and employers are increasingly using these options to get the skinny on potential employees. But while employers can see ...

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Oliver Hill: Civil rights attorney (access required)

When Oliver W. Hill Sr. graduated from the Howard University law school in 1933, racial segregation was so entrenched that no one thought seriously of tackling it head on. But Charles H. Houston, the dean of the law school, had ...

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Ruling on ?fees' issue is expected this week (access required)

The first circuit court ruling on the constitutionality of Virginia’s civil remedial fees is expected this week from Henrico Judge L.A. Harris Jr. Harris questioned defense attorney Craig S. Cooley closely last week on whether the General Assembly could have ...

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Spousal support award needs writing (access required)

Get it in writing, the Virginia Court of Appeals is telling divorce lawyers seeking spousal support awards. Three times in the past six weeks, the appellate court has reversed spousal support decisions because trial judges have failed to back those ...

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Lawyers in the News (413585) (access required)

David N. Anthony has joined the Richmond office of Troutman Sanders LLP as a partner in its consumer law and complex litigation practice groups. He will represent clients in cases involving commercial litigation, particularly in the defense of constitutional and ...

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Lawyers in the News (access required)

The Roanoke Bar Association elected officers and directors for the 2007-2008 year at its annual meeting in June. They are: * George A. McLean Jr. – President * Mark K. Cathey – President-Elect * Francis H. Casola – Secretary/ Treasurer ...

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?Noisy' conduct? Judge takes aim at ABC reg (access required)

The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control has acknowledged that a state law aimed at “noisy, lewd or disorderly conduct” on the premises of its licensees violates the U.S. Constitution. But Kevin E. Martingayle and James N. Insley, the Virginia ...

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Obituaries (access required)

David Brown David Brown, a retired Washington County General District Court Judge, died May 30 at his home in Abingdon. He was 77. Judge Brown was a native of the Southwest Virginia town of Meadowview. After graduating from Emory & ...

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