Daily Archives: September 13, 2011

Richmond jail death verdict is $2.4 million

A Richmond jury has hit the city sheriff and his former chief jail doctor with a $2.4-million verdict for the 2008 death of an inmate from untreated bronchial pneumonia. The verdict may be a record in Virginia for the death ...

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Tased, but not confused

Back in 2007, Sen. John Kerry was attending a forum at the University of Florida, when a student named Andrew Meyer started asking the former Democratic presidential candidate a number of agitated questions. Why hadn’t President Bush been impeached, he ...

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Agency Must Produce Records on Medicare Fraud Claim (access required)

In this lawsuit by three former therapists at Marion Youth Center who allege violations of the federal False Claims Act and the Virginia Fraud Against Taxpayers Act, the Abingdon U.S. District Court refuses to excuse the commonwealth from production of ...

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Lock Mess

It’s September, so law students are back in school, ready to learn lots and start looking for an elusive summer clerkship (2Ls) or an elusive job offer (3Ls). The 1Ls are just trying to survive, and according to Above the ...

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