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U.Va. demographers say one in 10 here foreign-born (access required)

CHARLOTTESVILLE—Demographers at the University of Virginia say that one in 10 Virginians is foreign-born. The latest study by U.Va.’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service notes that new arrivals account for one-fourth of Virginia’s population growth since 2000. In 2006, ...

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Lawyers to high court: Please halt execution (access required)

Lawyers for a Virginia man set to die this week for killing his 79-year-old neighbor have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution. Kent Jermaine Jackson, 26, is scheduled to die by lethal injection July 10 for the ...

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W&L professor brings fraud suit against Virginia Lottery (access required)

Washington and Lee University professor Scott Hoover has sued the state over what he says was fraud in sales of scratch-off lottery tickets. Scott Hoover alleges in the suit filed in Richmond Circuit Court by Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, that ...

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Roanoke Bar awards Kincannon scholarships to local students (access required)

The Roanoke Bar Association has awarded five $2,500 James N. Kincanon scholarships. The scholarship program was established by the Roanoke Bar Association Foundation in 1997 in recognition of James N. Kincanon’s 50-plus years as secretary-treasurer of the Association. Since its ...

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Judge applies new high court case, dismisses charges against dentist (access required)

A Pennington Gap dentist may be the first beneficiary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that limited what critics had contended was an expansive reading of the federal law on money laundering. A jury convicted Dr. Roy Shelburne earlier this ...

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Lawyers who e-file in ED must provide identification (access required)

Attorneys registered to file documents electronically in the Eastern District of Virginia must deliver or send by mail a form with their written signature and a photocopy of a government-issued photo identification to the clerk’s office in Alexandria. If the ...

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Hunton & Williams adds 8 lawyers from Akin Gump (access required)

Hunton & Williams LLP beefed up its labor and employment practice and opened a San Francisco office last week by adding eight lawyers from Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Laura M. Franze, who practices from Dallas and Los ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On March 21, 2008, the Virginia State Bar Third District Committee, Section I, imposed a public admonition on Prince George lawyer Del M. Mauhrine Brown for missing jurisdictional deadlines in three cases before the Virginia Court of Appeals, which resulted ...

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Arlington seeks to LEED the way (access required)

How far can Virginia local governments go in requiring developers to build environmentally-friendly buildings? At least one Virginia county is deliberately pushing the legal limit to force builders to “go green.” Arlington County officials now require every developer seeking planning ...

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Criminal – Manslaughter – 911 Call – Excited Utterance (access required)

A woman’s 911 call identifying defendant as the person who cut the stabbing victim was admissible at defendant’s trial as an “excited utterance,” even though the woman was not offering a spontaneous narrative but answering the 911 operator’s questions; the ...

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