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Suspension upheld for tippling on trip to France (access required)

A high-school student’s suspension for drinking alcohol on a school trip to France will stand, as the Supreme Court of Virginia today reversed a Loudoun County Circuit Court’s decision that overturned the suspension. In April 2009, Eileen M. Tagg-Murdock’s daughter ...

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Powell to be invested today

(AP) An official swearing-in ceremony is set today for the first black female justiceon the Supreme Court of Virginia. The investiture of Justice Cleo Powell will be held this afternoon at the Supreme Court building in Richmond. The General Assembly ...

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Retaliation Damages for Sharing EEOC Charge (access required)

A boatyard owner retaliated against an African-American boat painter when he shared with other area boatyard owners the boat painter’s EEOC charge, filed after the painter’s termination; the Richmond U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge who tried the case awards the ...

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