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So, who wants to be a juror?

You probably know that if you are a practicing lawyer, you can get out of jury duty. The Virginia Code provides an exemption in § 8.01-341. In addition to exempting the president, the governor and any judge of any court, ...

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U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear music-download appeal (access required)

A $675,000 jury verdict against a student who illegally downloaded 30 songs from the Internet was left standing by the U.S. Supreme Court, which declined to take up the matter. In recent years, coalitions of music publisher have sued college ...

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No Accommodation for Medical Certification (access required)

A bakery could not offer plaintiff driver, who has a surgically implanted heart defibrillator, a lawful accommodation to its requirement that drivers obtain a medical certification in order to drive higher-capacity-carrying trucks, and the Roanoke U.S. District Court grants summary ...

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