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Attorney Mark Levy found dead at DC office

Washington lawyer Mark I. Levy apparently took his own life this morning at his office at the firm of Kilpatrick Stockton, according to news reports. Mr. Levy was the head of the firm’s Supreme Court and appellate advocacy practice.  Published ...

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Food Frenzy sets record

The Richmond law firm of Schettine & Nguyen will receive the Attorney General’s Cup for the second year in a row for raising the most food per capita in the third annual Legal Food Frenzy. The drive generated 1.6 million ...

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Judge’s mother among alleged victims of nurse’s aide

The mother of Lynchburg U.S. District Judge Norman Moon was one of the alleged victims of a nurse’s aide accused of using identity theft to steal from residents of nursing homes where she worked, according to a published report. The ...

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Traffic Offenses – Conviction On Uncharged Offense – Charges Dismissed

A defendant charged in GDC with improper lane change, but convicted of a different offense without issuance of a new warrant, has the circuit court charges for the convicted offense, failure to give full time and attention to operation of ...

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Rep. Scott urges torture prosecutions

Breaking with the president he supported last year, Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Newport News, has joined other leaders who disagree with the president’s reluctance to prosecute overzealous interrogators. The Virginian-Pilot reports Scott and 15 other Democratic members of the House Judiciary ...

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Court could trim Voting Rights Act

The U.S. Supreme Court appears skeptical about the need for federal approval of election changes in Southern states. As The New York Times reports, questions from the justices during oral arguments yesterday suggest the court could strike down “Section 5” ...

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Turk reverses jury verdicts in moonshiners’ case

U.S. District Judge James Turk dismissed 25 money laundering convictions against a couple who ran a major moonshine still in Pittyslvania County. In reversing a jury’s guilty verdicts, Turk cited a recent U.S. Supreme Court case, reports The Roanoke Times. ...

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Town council member among five charged with embezzling

Authorities say a group of employees at a South Hill beverage wholesaler were stealing from the business. One of the defendants is a town council member. The South Hill Enterprise reports that five former employees, including South Hill Town Councilman ...

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