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Justice Thomas at W&L

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opens a conference on Abraham Lincoln with a speech tomorrow night at Washington & Lee University. The conference, Lincoln for the Ages: Lessons for the 21st century, will be conducted at Washington and Lee ...

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Lawyer Could-Have-Been: Julio Iglesias

Here’s another entry for the list of  Lawyer Could-Have-Beens, that is, people who earned a law degree but decided to pursue some other career.  It’s one you wouldn’t expect. Julio Iglesias. That’s right – the handsome Latin international singing star ...

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Preview of coming attractions?

If the 4th Circuit’s current configuration leaves it in equipoise and publishing even fewer opinions than usual, it is at least going on the record with some of its disputes. In recent days, the court has published two orders in ...

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Preview of coming attractions?

If the 4th Circuit’s current configuration leaves it in equipoise and publishing even fewer opinions than usual, it is at least going on the record with some of its disputes. In recent days, the court has published two orders in ...

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Burglar gets Facebooked

Talk about leaving a calling card! Jonathan G. Parker, age 19, was charged with breaking into a Martinsburg, W.Va. house and stealing two diamond rings worth more than $3500, according to The Journal. But during the course of committing the ...

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Hospital goes to court over missed deadline

Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center hopes to compete with a nearby hospital for the right to build a new cancer service, but first it has to overcome missing a deadline for its application. The hospital had planned to compete if Mary ...

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Bar groups set schedules for Supreme Court candidates

Gov. Tim Kaine apparently hopes the process for confirming Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will move faster than the one for the only other candidate President Obama has nominated for a ...

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Bar groups set schedules for Supreme Court candidates

Gov. Tim Kaine apparently hopes the process for confirming Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will move faster than the one for the only other candidate President Obama has nominated for a ...

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Civil Procedure – Misnomer – Corporate Name (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court allows plaintiff to amend its pleadings to include its corporate name with its fictitious name, despite defendants’ objection that the case, based on events that occurred in 2001, has been pending since 2005 with plaintiff’s wrong ...

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Tort – Civil Conspiracy – Tortious Interference (access required)

Plaintiff construction company, who anticipated construction work on the city of Richmond’s Miller & Rhoades restoration project in July 2006, has not stated claims for tortious interference with contract against the city or its former mayor, L. Douglas Wilder, and ...

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