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Kaine to tap Goodwyn for high court

Gov. Tim Kaine will appoint Chesapeake Circuit Judge S. Bernard Goodwyn to the Supreme Court of Virginia, according to the Associated Press. The governor will hold a news conference this morning to introduce his choice. Goodwyn, 46, will succeed Justice ...

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Kaine to tap Goodwyn for high court

Gov. Tim Kaine will appoint Chesapeake Circuit Judge S. Bernard Goodwyn to the Supreme Court of Virginia, according to the Associated Press. The governor will hold a news conference this morning to introduce his choice. Goodwyn, 46, will succeed Justice ...

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Legal Aid of Eastern Virginia celebrates 40

The Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia will be marking its 40th anniversary this week, reports The Virginian-Pilot. Judge Roger L. Gregory of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be the speaker at Friday’s banquet.

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Legal Aid of Eastern Virginia celebrates 40

The Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia will be marking its 40th anniversary this week, reports The Virginian-Pilot. Judge Roger L. Gregory of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will be the speaker at Friday’s banquet.

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Medical Malpractice – Partnerships – Nursing Home Ownership (access required)

Two limited partnerships that own defendant nursing home must defend against a wrongful death suit even though the partnerships contend a partnership is a distinct entity that must be sued in the name of the partnership under the controlling Revised ...

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Negligence – Bankruptcy – P.I. Suit – Standing (access required)

A woman who reopened her Chapter 7 bankruptcy suit after filing her personal injury suit, in order to amend her petition to list her unliquidated damage p.i. claim in her bankruptcy schedule, has standing to pursue her p.i. suit in ...

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Negligence – Municipal – Premises Liability – Road Repair (access required)

A woman who alleges she suffered injuries when she “stepped into an accumulation of water in a negligently maintained and repaired area of the roadway” maintained by the city, can pursue her suit because she has sufficiently alleged that the ...

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Real Estate – Restrictive Covenants – Hot Tub – Homeowners' Association (access required)

A subdivision homeowners’ association loses its suit against homeowners who built a hot tub and fence in their new home; the owners had approval from the developer to build the hot tub and fence, and under subdivision declarations the developer ...

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Securities – Securities Fraud – Technology Investors – Va. Law (access required)

Statements by a technology company that it was “poised to exploit its monopolistic advantage” concerning development of its communications systems for commercial airline and maritime services were mere hyperbole and puffing, and do not provide a basis for investors to ...

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Criminal – Demeanor – Impeachment By Videotape (access required)

A defendant’s conviction of unlawful wounding under Va. Code Sect. 18.2-51 is reversed because the trial court refused to play for the jury a videotape of defendant’s statement to police. Defendant shot his neighbor, with whom he had been arguing. ...

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