Older workers who did not sign allegedly illegal releases when terminated have no standing to sue their employer under the Older Workers Benefit Protection Act on a complaint that older workers were systematically fired while younger workers were retained, a ...Read More »
Monthly Archives: March 2009
Two more old criminal cases are being scrutinized after DNA tests suggest the possibility of wrongful convictions. In 2005, after biological evidence cleared five men in decades-old rape convictions, then-Gov. Mark R. Warner ordered that DNA testing be conducted on ...
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Unofficial results show Democrat Greg Underwood outpolled his rival to win Norfolk’s top prosecutor job. According to The Virginian-Pilot, Underwood, who has served as a prosecutor for about 16 years, received about 55 percent of the vote. The election filled ...Read More »
No qualified bidders appeared at an auction for Michael Vick’s home near Atlanta. Meanwhile, a Norfolk bankruptcy judge hears arguments today on whether Vick should be forced to come to court. USA Today gets both stories on one page.Read More »
The three Republican candidates for attorney general are plotting their convention strategy. John Brownlee, Ken Cuccinelli and David Foster have been traveling around the state, soliciting delegate votes and claiming a lead in the race for the nomination, reports the ...
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A lawyer acting pro se to sue 16 different defendants involved in the sale of his home cannot collect attorney’s fees under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4, but he can recover costs, from 10 defendants who refused to waive service ...Read More »