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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Harrisonburg treasurer will not go quietly

Harrisonburg city treasurer Rebecca Neal is under indictment for alleged fraud. She faces a petition to have her removed from office. Just this week, an employee of her office sued her for alleged harassment. But apparently Neal is not hiding ...

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A bad night at the IHOP

Two vastly different stories emerge from the pleadings in a Newport News federal lawsuit where a woman claims she was refused service at an IHOP restaurant, according to the Virginia Gazette.

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Spammer gets another bite

The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted a rehearing petition in the case of the country’s first felony spam conviction. As explained by the Richmond Times-Dispatch, the issue is whether Virginia’s anti-spam law is unconstitutional on its face.

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Chapter 2: Searching the Archives

As you begin to acquaint yourself with Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s new Web site, you most likely will want to take advantage of what is unquestionably the core of the site – the Archives. The online Archives contains all material published ...

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Criminal – Suppression Motion – Traffic Stop – Interrogations (access required)

A defendant wanted for multiple capital murders in Virginia who was apprehended by police in the Bronx, New York, after the vehicle in which defendant was a passenger was stopped for turning right through a red light cannot suppress statements ...

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Civil Procedure – Default Judgment – Faulty Service – Curing Statute (access required)

A circuit court denies defendant’s motion to vacate a default judgment against him based on faulty service of process, in that the case and summons originally were styled against “Paul E. Suplizio,” defendant’s father, instead of “Paul A. Suplizio,” which ...

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