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Monthly Archives: December 2009

Claim from 1880 case is still viable (access required)

A White Stone man who was shot in the eye while standing in his girlfriend’s front yard can sue the man he claims shot him – and the alleged shooter’s two friends who were in the car with him. To ...

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Three Fairfax seats head ’10 vacancies (access required)

The General Assembly will have at least 16 judicial vacancies – including three circuit judgeships from Fairfax County – to fill during the 2010 session. Most of the vacancies will be created by retirement, many of them because a judge ...

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Law firms: Beware of hacker ‘spear phishing’ (access required)

An FBI warning last month that American law firms are frequently the targets of financial and business espionage is no surprise to computer security experts such as Sharon D. Nelson of Sensei Enterprises Inc. in Fairfax. Major corporations tend to ...

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Virginia-based outfit wins $10M in Miami (access required)

A Miami jury has awarded $10 million to a small Virginia-based telecommunications company that contended that Del Monte Fresh Produce used its proposals to save money without paying for them. Under the verdict returned last month in a Florida circuit ...

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Graphics in ADR : Different from use during a trial (access required)

As trial lawyers can attest, the use of visuals to complement a case can be a godsend. Whether it’s a simple chart or a complex animation, visuals help jurors understand a case. In alternative dispute resolution, visuals can have the ...

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Obituaries (access required)

Walter E. Beverly Walter Egbert Beverly, a retired insurance executive and attorney, died Nov. 17 of bile duct cancer at his home in Alexandria. He was 83. A native of Rocky Mount, Mr. Beverly was the son of the editor ...

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Yoga teachers: State’s training program plan unconstitutional (access required)

ALEXANDRIA (AP) The state of Virginia wants to make sure that if you learn to be a yoga instructor, you are familiar with the Half Moon, the Sleeping Vishnu and the Upward Facing Dog. But three yoga instructors filed a ...

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McDonnell names Kent, Decker to adminstation (access required)

Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell on Thursday tapped two top members of his staff when he was attorney general to fill key positions in his administration. He named Martin L. Kent, who was his chief counsel in the AG’s office, to be ...

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