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‘Tis the season

Just as we finish wiping our eyes after our annual viewing of George Bailey’s rescue by the community he served, now comes word that Bedford Falls has been sold. No, not the fictional Bedford Falls, the setting for Frank Capra’s ...

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JIRC reports 2008 stats

In its year-end report to the General Assembly, dated Dec. 1 and posted online Dec. 18, the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission demonstrates just how busy it has been this year. Business is steady for the agency that provides ethics ...

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Products Liability – Post-Sale Duty To Warn – Pain Pump

An Abingdon U.S. District Court says the Virginia high court would recognize a post-sale duty to warn, in a case alleging injury from use of defendant manufacturer’s “pain pump” for delivery of pain medicine following surgery. Rash v. Stryker Corp. ...

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Spotsylvania prosecutor to handle case against Richmond cops

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Spotsylvania County Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Thomas Shaia will serve as special prosecutor for obstruction of justice charges against three Richmond police officers.

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Spotsylvania prosecutor to handle case against Richmond cops

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports Spotsylvania County Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Thomas Shaia will serve as special prosecutor for obstruction of justice charges against three Richmond police officers.

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Longtime New York firm to fold Dec. 31

Thacher Proffitt & Wood, a 195-lawyer firm based in New York, will close down Dec. 31, reports Bloomberg.com. The firm, which had operated for 160 years, had seen its work in structured finance dwindle after the subprime mortgage crisis. Over ...

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Longtime New York firm to fold Dec. 31

Thacher Proffitt & Wood, a 195-lawyer firm based in New York, will close down Dec. 31, reports Bloomberg.com. The firm, which had operated for 160 years, had seen its work in structured finance dwindle after the subprime mortgage crisis. Over ...

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Gloucester citizens hope to appeal attorneys’ fee ruling

Citizens hit with an $80,000 attorneys’ fee award after petitioning for removal of local elected officials are asking the ACLU to handle their appeal. The Daily Press reports some legal scholars think the citizens have a good case.

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Gloucester citizens hope to appeal attorneys’ fee ruling

Citizens hit with an $80,000 attorneys’ fee award after petitioning for removal of local elected officials are asking the ACLU to handle their appeal. The Daily Press reports some legal scholars think the citizens have a good case.

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