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Confidentiality Waived in Suit Over Settlement (access required)

Virginia’s mediation statute protects the confidentiality of information provided at a mediation conference with a magistrate judge, but defendant waived that privilege in providing that information to the court, and the Alexandria U.S. District Court says it may consider the ...

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Judge strikes down petition-circulator law (access required)

Virginia’s law prohibiting out-of-state residents from circulating petitions on behalf of third-party presidential candidates is unconstitutional, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge John A. Gibney said the restriction violates the First Amendment and is not narrowly tailored to promote ...

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Fiske honored as 2012 Non-Profit Board Leader for Alexandria (access required)

Alexandria lawyer Kimberly Anne Fiske was named Non-Profit Board Leader of the Year by the 2012 Volunteer Alexandria’s Business Philanthropy Summit for her community service leadership. Fiske is a partner in the Alexandria law firm of Fiske & Harvey, where ...

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Spencer to lead W&L’s Lewis Law Center (access required)

Washington & Lee law professor A. Benjamin Spencer has been appointed director of the W&L’s Frances Lewis Law Center by Dean Nora V. Demleitner. The center is the independently funded faculty research and support arm of  the law school. As ...

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VALS to host Fall Institute in Glen Allen (access required)

The VALS Legal Education Council will host its Fall Institute Sept. 15 and 16 in Glen Allen. Seminars include presentations on ethics, guardians ad litem, forensics and gang violence. The meeting will be held at the Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel ...

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Humanities endowment gives $1M for digital library (access required)

WASHINGTON— A nonprofit effort to digitize the nation’s libraries and create a Digital Public Library of America has won a $1 million federal grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will help form a new nonprofit organization ...

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Mother of slain inmate claims guard conspiracy (access required)

Guards and security officials at Virginia’s most secure prison conspired with an inmate to give him the opportunity to kill another prisoner, the slain man’s mother claims in a lawsuit. Aaron Cooper, 26, was killed on July 28, 2010, when ...

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