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‘Notice’ triggers TILA rescission right

Lawyers who represent consumers notched a win last week in the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a case says they don’t have to hustle to court as fast as they thought. Homeowners facing foreclosure on refis have had ...

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Roderick B. Mathews (access required)

Former Virginia State Bar President Roderick B. Mathews died of cancer April 27 at his home in Richmond. He was 71. The retired Troutman Sanders partner helped launch the World Justice Project in 2006 and was serving as its treasurer ...

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L. Farnum Johnson Jr. (access required)

Former Falls Church lawyer L. Farnum Johnson Jr. died March 31 in Littleton, Colo. He was 82. Mr. Johnson was a sole practitioner who maintained a law office in Falls Church from 1955 until his retirement in 2007. He was ...

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New zoning cases ‘reconcilable,’ land use lawyer says (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s recent resolution of a zoning case by unpublished order has caused confusion both on the high court and among observers, where none is warranted. In its unpublished order in Town of Occoquan v. Elm Street ...

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Justice warns insurance case may paint courts ‘into a corner’

Insurance companies scored a win at the Supreme Court of Virginia with a coverage decision last month that could limit available insurance in some tort cases. Revisiting an earlier opinion hailed by insurers, the court stuck to its position denying ...

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Assignment of accounts receivable allowed by arbitrator – $766,745 Arbitration Award (access required)

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives awarded Drayton, Drayton & Lamar Inc. a contract to provide services to the Federal Explosives Services Division and the Arson & Explosives Programs Division. Subsequently, Labat-Anderson Inc. entered into a subcontract ...

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