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Richmond attorney files for VSB president-elect

Irving M. Blank, a Richmond attorney and member of the Virginia State Bar executive committee, has announced that he is running for president-elect of the VSB. VSB bylaws require candidates for the position to submit a petition with the names ...

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Richmond attorney files for VSB president-elect

Irving M. Blank, a Richmond attorney and member of the Virginia State Bar executive committee, has announced that he is running for president-elect of the VSB. VSB bylaws require candidates for the position to submit a petition with the names ...

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Virginians involved in war powers report

Former secretaries of state James A. Baker III and Warren Christopher are the big names associated with the National War Powers Commission, but the group that issued its report today on the interaction between the president and Congress on matters ...

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Vick files for bankrutpcy

In what his attorneys say is an effort to stop the financial bleeding, former pro football quarterback Michael Vick filed for Chapter 11 protection yesterday in Newport News. Bloomberg has an account of the filing, and we have the petition ...

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Search & Seizure – Traffic Stop – Drug Dog Threat

Police did not violate a driver’s Fourth Amendment rights when an officer stopped her pickup truck for an inoperative brake light, and after recalling that he had seen the driver the week before at a house searched for narcotics, and ...

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Medical Malpractice – Discovery – Requests For Admission – Morphine Allergy (access required)

In this suit alleging malpractice arising from administration of morphine to a patient known to be allergic to morphine, an Augusta County Circuit Court holds that defendant pharmaceutical company may not refuse to respond to plaintiff’s request for admission of ...

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Domestic Relations – Divorce – Fraud – Wife’s Residence (access required)

A Charlottesville Circuit Court says a husband cannot overturn a 2005 divorce decree in 2008 with husband’s after-discovered evidence alleging wife committed fraud on the court when she claimed to be living in Charlottesville in 2000, when in fact venue ...

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Real Estate – Church Property – Episcopal Church Split (access required)

In this dispute over church property between the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia and the national church, and 11 breakaway congregations, a Fairfax Circuit Court resolves five specific questions the parties have addressed, in light of the court’s decision upholding application ...

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