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GMU Gun Regulation Is Constitutional (access required)

A regulation that prohibits carrying a firearm in George Mason University’s academic buildings, administrative offices, student residences and dining facilities, or while attending sporting, entertainment and educational events, does not violate the Constitution of Virginia or the U.S. Constitution, the ...

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Family of man shot by SWAT cop settles with Fairfax for $2M (access required)

The family of a man killed by a police officer has settled their lawsuit with Fairfax County for $2 million. Scientific evidence cast doubt on a police officer’s story about how he shot and killed Salvatore Culosi, a suspected gambler. ...

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Key Position Means Driver Was ‘Operating’ Vehicle (access required)

A defendant discovered passed-out behind the wheel of a vehicle, with the key in the ignition turned to the “on” or “accessory” position, was “operating” the vehicle under Virginia law, and the Supreme Court of Virginia affirms his conviction of ...

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Writ granted in asbestos exposure case (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia will review a $2.99 million judgment for the widow of a sailor who contended that he contracted mesothelioma while working as shipfitter on Navy tenders, where he routinely fabricated and removed asbestos packing and gaskets ...

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List of ‘Attorneys Not in Good Standing’ on VSB site

The Virginia State Bar website now has a third button to click to check on the status of an attorney – “Attorneys Not in Good Standing.” That button supplements buttons for “Attorneys Without Malpractice Insurance” and “Disciplined Attorneys.” In most ...

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