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Bell enters race for AG

Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in 2013. He joins Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, who late last week was poised to join the race, advising supporters that he was exploring ...

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Bell enters race for AG

Del. Rob Bell, R-Albemarle, has announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for Attorney General in 2013. He joins Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, who late last week was poised to join the race, advising supporters that he was exploring ...

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Ten Commandments suit survives challenge for now (access required)

ROANOKE—A federal judge says he will not dismiss a lawsuit challenging the display of the Ten Commandments in a rural Virginia school. U.S. District Judge Michael Urbanski ruled Monday in Roanoke on a request by the Giles County School Board, ...

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Obsolete addresses hinder Lynchburg jury searches (access required)

LYNCHBURG—Obsolete addresses are making it difficult for Lynchburg officials to find enough people for the city’s jury pool. The addresses come from voter rolls. About 8,000 new voter cards mailed out over the summer were returned because the voter had ...

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Settlement reached in Virginia Tech student’s suicide (access required)

BLACKSBURG—A wrongful death lawsuit brought against Virginia Tech by the family of a student who committed suicide has been settled. The family of Daniel Sun Kim had sought $43 million after he was found Dec. 9, 2007, with a self-inflicted ...

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Kranich named new exec at LINC (access required)

Denise Kranich is the the new executive director of LINC, Legal Information Network for Cancer. As executive director, Kranich is responsible for the day to day operation of the organization and together with the Board of Directors will provide leadership ...

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J. Clifford Hutt (access required)

J. Clifford Hutt, who practiced law in the Northern Neck for more than four decades, died Nov. 13. He was 91. Mr. Hutt graduated from Virginia Tech, and he earned his law degree from the University of Richmond. Each of ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Sept. 23, 2011, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board imposed a public reprimand on James P. Campbell of Leesburg for violating professional rules that govern the unauthorized practice of law. * * * On Sept. 29, 2011, the VSB ...

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At debt’s doorstep (access required)

Anyone considering law school should take an unflinching look at themselves and what they hope to do with a law degree, experts say. Enticements for those considering a law school education remain as strong as ever, despite the worst job ...

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‘Notice’ provision not triggered by draft legal complaint (access required)

An employer did not forfeit coverage for an employment discrimination suit when it waited until a legal complaint hit the court to notify the carrier. The insurance company, Philadelphia Indemnity, refused to defend the eventual suit. It said the employer ...

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