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NY Times sends a Valentine to Judge Clark

Anyone holding their breath waiting for the New York Times to publish its anticipated review of Circuit Judge Martin Clark’s novel “The Legal Limit” must have long since turned blue and passed out.  Relief came this month with a glowing ...

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Fastcase’s Authority Check versus LexisNexis Shepard’s Citation Service? Is it even fair to compare the two? These questions dominated discussion today at a meeting of the Virginia State Bar Task Force on On-Line Legal Research. Chaired by VSB president-elect Jon ...

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Jury awards $300,000 in gym lawsuit

In a case that surely will have gym owners checking their liability coverage, a Prince William County man has won a $300,000 jury verdict against a gym where he underwent a “CrossFit” workout regimen that, he claimed, left him disabled. ...

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Jury awards $300,000 in gym lawsuit

In a case that surely will have gym owners checking their liability coverage, a Prince William County man has won a $300,000 jury verdict against a gym where he underwent a “CrossFit” workout regimen that, he claimed, left him disabled. ...

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Civil Procedure – Jurisdiction – Personal Appearance – Subpoena Request (access required)

A defendant corporation that filed a subpoena duces tecum in circuit court has made a “general appearance” and cannot later contest the court’s jurisdiction, a Roanoke County Circuit Court holds. Marsinko v. Burwell, et al. (Roanoke County Cir.Ct.) (VLW 008-8-216) ...

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Kaine taps three for Norfolk Circuit Court

In this Monday’s edition of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, our Alan Cooper reported that Gov. Tim Kaine was preparing to name several judges to the circuit bench in Norfolk. Today’s the day: The governor, according to a release from his office, ...

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Gov. Gerald Baliles on ‘The Citizen Lawyer’ (access required)

Remarks of the Honorable Gerald L. Baliles, former Governor of Virginia and Director of the Miller Center of Public Affairs at the University of Virginia, at the Solo and Small-Firm Practitioner Forum, Regent University School of Law, Virginia Beach July ...

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