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Western District’s Judge Williams to retire

U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams will retire next week after 34 years on the bench, according to the Associated Press . Williams was appointed to the district court by President Gerald Ford in 1976. He took senior status in ...

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RIP, J.D. Salinger

J.D. Salinger, the notoriously reclusive author of “The Catcher in the Rye,” died Wednesday at the age of 91. “Catcher” shows up on many lists of great books of the 20th century. I remember reading it one summer when I ...

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Arbitration: Take charge, make it work for you  (access required)

“Make the process fit the problem,” say lawyers involved in arbitration. For litigation lawyers venturing into the growing field of arbitration, veteran practitioners point out that arbitration offers a chance to tailor the resolution process to the dispute at hand. ...

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Employer must provide an interpreter for comp claimant (access required)

Employers could be required to provide language translators when necessary for injured workers to receive needed medical care under a recent opinion from the Workers’ Compensation Commission. In an issue of apparent first impression, the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission has ...

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New leaders at the VBA

More news from the VBA meeting in Williamsburg: The association changed the guard at its winter meeting, with new officers taking over last Saturday. Richmond lawyer John Epps of Hunton & Williams moved into the highly coveted “past president” slot. ...

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