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Monthly Archives: September 2008

Consumer Protection – Home Sale – Incarcerated Seller (access required)

A home seller who used a lawyer, real estate agent and a power of attorney granted to his uncle to sell his home while he was incarcerated in 2003, has mixed success in his suit against the lawyer, the real ...

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Intellectual Property – Patent Infringement – Table-Tennis Game – ‘Customer-Suit Exception’ (access required)

Plaintiff manufacturer of table-tennis tables who has sued both defendant manufacturer and defendant seller, Sears Roebuck, for patent infringement in the manufacture and sale of an “Escalade Sports” table, can pursue its claims against both defendants; the Norfolk U.S. District ...

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Judicial Council seeks input on appellate rules of court (access required)

The Judicial Council of Virginia is asking for formal comment on proposed changes in the appellate rules of court developed over three years by a committee chaired by Supreme Court Justice Donald W. Lemons. The amendments are an effort to ...

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Sales named to professionalism program

Virginia Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. has selected Richmond City Attorney Norman Sales to serve as a faculty member of the Virginia State Bar Professionalism Program, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The bar’s professionalism course is mandatory for all ...

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Criminal – Detainers – IAD – ‘Anti-Shuttling’ Provision

An Abingdon U.S. District Court dismisses a federal drug charge, without prejudice, against a defendant whose transfer between state and federal court violated the “anti-shuttling” provision of the Interstate Agreement on Detainers. U.S. v. Jones (USDC-WD) (VLW 008-3-338) (14 pp.)

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Grits for the Brits

Those British writers must find us Virginians terribly amusing.  And when we’re not, they are not above making us amusing. Take this article about Barack Obama that appeared today on the website of the British tabloid The Independent.  With a ...

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Fallout from lawyer theft detailed

Talk about a train wreck. Here are the latest numbers on the devastation caused by Stephen Conrad, the Prince William County lawyer who systematically settled without authorization and pocketed the proceeds from the personal injury cases of his clients: –         ...

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