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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Richmond hospitals to ban use of tobacco products (access required)

Starting in November, the use of all tobacco products will be banned on CJW Medical Center’s campuses in Richmond. The ban applies both to inside buildings and outside on campus grounds. CJW’s Johnston-Willis and Chippenham campuses have banned smoking inside ...

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Delegate starts non-profit to push for school tax credits (access required)

A Republican delegate has created a nonprofit organization to push for tax credits and other support for alternatives to traditional public schools. Chris Saxman of Staunton says School Choice Virginia will lobby and advocate for home-schooling, private and parochial schools ...

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APCO can charge more for coal as SCC preps for request (access required)

Appalachian Power Company has permission to begin recovering higher coal prices from Virginia customers before the State Corporation Commission hears the request. The SCC said last week it would allow the company to begin billing Virginia customers a fuel assessment ...

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Fairfax mulls criminalization of some zoning violations (access required)

FAIRFAX—Fairfax County supervisors are considering criminalizing some zoning violations, meaning landlords who operate illegal boarding houses could go to jail. The proposal would turn what would normally be a civil penalty into a criminal one, if the civil fines for ...

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Officials celebrate opening of Beltway express lanes (access required)

McLEAN—A project billed as a radical transportation improvement for the congested Washington region got its formal kickoff last week, as officials celebrated the construction of express lanes on the Capital Beltway. “The beltway is really the main street of this ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On May 20, 2008, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board imposed a public reprimand on McLean lawyer Ashraf W. Nubani for violating the disciplinary rule that governs safekeeping of property. On three occasions, the VSB received notices of overdrafts on ...

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Law lecture becomes viral video

The video of Regent Law Professor James Duane’s 5th Amendment lecture – popularly known as “Don’t talk to the police!” – is enjoying widespread viewership on the Internet. In the video, the loquacious professor advises potential criminal lawyers why their ...

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Tort – Defamation – Law School Letters – Nevada Divorce Case

Letters written by Nevada divorce lawyers to Washington & Lee Law School accusing a W&L law student whose wife they represented of “kidnapping, passport fraud, felony non-support of children and violation of RICO” were defamatory per se, but a jury ...

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