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Manufacturers Win Early Judicial Review for Insecticides (access required)

Manufacturers who seek to reregister certain insecticides win the right to judicial review of the Marine Fisheries Service’s “biological opinion” that the pesticides endanger Pacific salmonids and their habitat; the 4th Circuit reverses the district court judgment that required the ...

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The powerful force of justice

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia faces a fresh legal dilemma  – how to handle a traffic ticket and a possible auto accident claim. The justice was ticketed for following too closely after a rear-ender on the George Washington Parkway ...

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Governor vetoes medical malpractice cap bills

Gov. Bob McDonnell yesterday rejected the compromise plan providing for annual increases in Virginia’s medical malpractice cap to the level of $3 million, saying Virginia’s current $2-million cap is adequate. The plan for additional step increases was hammered out in ...

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Kinser to get Jefferson Foundation medal

Cynthia D. Kinser, chief justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, will receive the 2011 Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal in Law as part of the University of Virginia’s Founder’s Day observation next month. Kinser is a 1977 graduate of the ...

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