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Bankruptcy no bar to contempt prosecution

Lost in the flap about a white supremacist facing federal contempt charges was the substance of the opinion that brought the charges to the surface. Now available on the Western District Web site, Magistrate Judge Michael F. Urbanski’s opinion explains ...

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Your signature and identification, please

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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Sign of the times…

The 4th of July weekend is coming, and many people will be traveling, but thanks to the price of gas, maybe not as many as in years past. This sign explains why:

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Workin’ 8 to 6….

The Norfolk-based law firm of Taylor & Walker PC has started a voluntary four-day work week in its offices. The reason: It saves employees gas money. Apparently companies across the country have been opting for a new four-day, 8-6 schedule; ...

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Akin Gump attorneys join Hunton

Eight lawyers from the labor and employment practice of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, including a co-chair of the practice area, have joined Hunton & Williams LLP. Laura M. Franze, who practices from Dallas and Los Angeles, will ...

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Lottery lawsuit demands that $85 million be returned to scratcher buyers

Scott Hoover has made good on his threat to sue the state over alleged fraud in sales of scratch-off lottery tickets. The business professor’s lawsuit, filed in Richmond Circuit Court by Roanoke attorney John Fishwick, claims that the state lottery ...

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Zoning board went too far, judge rules

Add Front Royal to the list of Virginia localities where the Board of Zoning Appeals was accused of being too generous. Warren County Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp this week nullified a variance that would have allowed a tall addition ...

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Zoning board went too far, judge rules

Add Front Royal to the list of Virginia localities where the Board of Zoning Appeals was accused of being too generous. Warren County Circuit Judge Dennis L. Hupp this week nullified a variance that would have allowed a tall addition ...

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