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Earley interested in joining Supreme Court (access required)

Add former Virginia Attorney General Mark L. Earley to the list of those interested in being a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Statewide bar groups vetted 10 candidates last year at the request of the General Assembly’s Courts ...

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No ‘Deepening Insolvency’ Claim for Law Firm (access required)

Holding that neither Virginia nor Delaware would recognize a claim for “deepening insolvency,” an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses a Swedish law firm’s claim for breach of fiduciary duty against a defendant who allegedly failed to pay legal fees for ...

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24th Circuit benefits from Putney’s chairmanship

A spreadsheet prepared for House and Senate budget conferees shows how they went about deciding which judicial vacancies to fill. The table compares the caseload of judges in circuits and districts with the average caseload per judge. With one exception, ...

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Boatyard Owner Shared EEOC Charge, Plaintiff Claims (access required)

A magistrate judge for the Richmond U.S. District Court says an African-American boat painter with 16 years experience who filed an EEOC charge after he was fired without explanation by Deltaville Boatyard LLC, can amend his Title VII lawsuit alleging ...

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