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VLW honored at Virginia Press Association awards (access required)

NORFOLK–Virginia Lawyers Weekly won first place for feature story writing at the 2010 Virginia Press Association news, editorial and photo awards, announced Saturday night at the VPA’s annual meeting in Norfolk. The winning piece was “A Veterans Day Story,” written ...

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Medical Records Did Not Support Deputy’s Claims (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirmed the majority decision of the Workers’ Compensation Commission, one commissioner dissenting, denying temporary disability (medical) benefits to a deputy sheriff for failure to prove that his knee injury was caused by a workplace condition or ...

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Can I buy a vowel?

The historic Hotel John Marshall in downtown Richmond closed its doors in 1988. A landmark on the Richmond skyline since it opened in 1929, a generation of lawyers will remember their bar swearing-in there. It’s been closed for years, but ...

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Seizure OK After Defendant Walked Back to Talk with Police (access required)

The Court of Appeals rejected the commonwealth’s appeal of the trial court’s suppression of marijuana discovered after defendant was stopped by a police officer working private security who observed defendant wearing a backpack in an area of reported thefts. Defendant ...

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