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You have to have flat land for those

A topic today at the Virginia Committee on District Courts – ultimately carried over for further study – was whether to allow offenders who make an unauthorized turn at a crossover on a controlled access highway to pay a fine ...

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Intellectual Property – Criminal Copyright Infringement – Restitution

A Big Stone Gap U.S. District Court cannot order restitution by this “high-level member” of the “Elite Torrents” Internet piracy group, who was convicted of criminal copyright infringement. U.S. v. Dove (USDC-WD) (VLW 008-3-505) (17 pp.)

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Criminal – Bank Fraud – Embezzlement – Drug Dealers

A husband and wife employed by the same company, who embezzled company funds to support their drug habit and to deal drugs on the job, cannot be convicted of bank fraud because the government failed to prove that an insured ...

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Opt-out now available for state lawyer list

Attorneys who want to keep their names off of the soon-to-be-online list of lawyers in Virginia now can exercise their “opt-out” option at the Web site of the Virginia State Bar. To keep your name off the online list, log ...

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Opt-out now available for state lawyer list

Attorneys who want to keep their names off of the soon-to-be-online list of lawyers in Virginia now can exercise their “opt-out” option at the Web site of the Virginia State Bar. To keep your name off the online list, log ...

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Just getting by…

Word comes from the ABA Journal that times are so tight for the New York City-based firm of White & Case that the annual holiday party budget has been cut to just $250,000.  And, unlike last year, the revelers will ...

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