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Headline of the day

The Elton John AIDS Foundation, a charitable organization run by the singer, is planning to auction off six pieces of contemporary art next month at Sotheby’s in London. The art is expected to bring in about $750K, with all proceeds ...

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Claimant’s hostility toward lawyer is cry for help

An employee who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder after his hand became stuck in a machine has won workers’ comp benefits for a hospital stay ordered by his psychiatrist. The mix of meds the claimant was taking apparently prompted him to ...

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Proof Virginia is different from Louisiana

Judges in Virginia are elected by the General Assembly, and the Old Dominion is now the only state using this system. South Carolina used to be with us, but they have adopted a two-step process using judicial evaluation panels. Many ...

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