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Souvenirs from Arizona

The Virginia Lawyers Weekly editorial team brought home two company-wide editorial awards from the Dolan Media Editorial and Circulation Summit held last week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dolan Media Company conducts the Samuel B. Spencer Journalism Awards each year, gathering nominations ...

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Courts develop ways to aid victims of child porn (access required)

A Charlottesville federal judge has joined courts in Texas and Maine in setting a high hurdle for victims of child pornography seeking restitution from defendants convicted of receiving or possessing images of the victims’ abuse. It’s the latest development in ...

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Consumer law world of its own in Richmond court (access required)

The number and severity of consumer law cases has increased substantially in Richmond federal court as such cases have developed into what one practitioner has described as a world of its own. The man most responsible for both the number ...

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Church, county can develop housing (access required)

While Episcopalians squared off last week over whether judges can decide church property disputes, an Alexandria federal judge turned aside a First Amendment challenge to a government-backed project for affordable housing units that will share a 10-story building with a ...

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Sleepover liability case settles for $1.75 million (access required)

A Henrico County judge has approved a $1.75-million settlement in the controversial case involving the death of a teenage girl during a visit with a friend. The money comes from the homeowners’ insurance carrier for parents of the victim’s friend. ...

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Sleepover liability case settles for $1.75 million

A Henrico County judge has approved a $1.75-million settlement in the controversial case involving the death of a teenage girl during a visit with a friend. The money comes from the homeowners’ insurance carrier for parents of the victim’s friend. ...

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