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Monthly Archives: March 2011

4CA calls a penalty on Redskins

As March Madness peaks, consider the fall football season. On any given Sunday, most fans at an NFL stadium may take for granted the rockin’ atmosphere. For some fans, something was missing from the multi-sensory assault of a live game. ...

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Judge sues newspaper claiming defamation

One defamation trial could lead to another as a Richmond circuit judge is seeking $1.35 million against a newspaper that allegedly accused the judge of playing politics with lawyers. Judge Melvin Hughes filed suit last week against the publisher of ...

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RLSA announces schedule for meeting in Richmond (access required)

RLSA…the association for legal professionals will host the 2011 Annual Convention and the Fourth Board of Governors Meeting May 13-15 at the Ramada Plaza Richmond. Events on May 13 will include a seminar on “Animal Rights Laws,” an exhibitors and ...

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No ACCA Enhancement for Prior Statutory Burglary (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court refuses to enhance the sentence for a defendant convicted of firearm possession as a convicted felon because the government has not demonstrated that defendant’s previous statutory burglary conviction counts as a violent felony under 18 ...

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