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House panel quizzes judges on Hernandez (access required)

Several judges seeking reelection by the 2012 General Assembly have run into trouble over criminal disposition issues raised during interviews Dec. 9 before a panel of the House Courts of Justice Committee. Committee members alerted incumbent judges last April to ...

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Closed or open? Circuit courts on their own to decide for Dec. 30

If you have a legal document to file in circuit court by Dec. 30, you better check your local courthouse to see if the court will be open. Many courts will close that day, two days before New Year’s Day, ...

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Fitness Club Employee Fired for No ‘Fight Night’ (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court says an employee terminated from his employment at a fitness club is barred by misconduct from collecting unemployment compensation through the Virginia Employment Commission, as he was terminated for his failure to plan and promote a ...

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Bylaws ‘Reference’ Does Not Create Contract (access required)

Three vice presidents of defendant company terminated after they worked to set up a subsidiary office in the United Arab Emirates cannot rebut the presumption that they were at-will employees with a claim that their offer letters or memoranda incorporated ...

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