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Removal Allowed for Card-Carrying ‘Terrorist’ (access required)

An Angolan citizen cannot overturn the Board of Immigration Appeals’ denial of relief from removal, as his activities of paying monthly dues to and hanging posters for a terrorist organization disqualify him under the “Material Support Bar,” the 4th Circuit ...

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Lawyer loses fingertips in jail accident

A Virginia Beach lawyer lost two fingertips last week when a jail door slammed on his hand after a client visit. Greg McCormack is nursing two “extremely painful” fingers after the Nov. 21 incident at the Western Tidewater Regional Jail ...

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Booze may buffer the blow, study shows

Stories about drunken drivers walking away from traffic accidents are not mere apocrypha. They show up in our Verdict & Settlement Reports. Turns out, science may back up the notion that God protects drunks and fools. Alcohol intoxication – even ...

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New lawyer seminar rescheduled

The First Day in Practice Seminar for new lawyers in Virginia has been rescheduled for March 1. The seminar at the Greater Richmond Convention Center – originally scheduled for Oct. 29 – was postponed because of the effects of Hurricane ...

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New lawyer seminar rescheduled

The First Day in Practice Seminar for new lawyers in Virginia has been rescheduled for March 1. The seminar at the Greater Richmond Convention Center – originally scheduled for Oct. 29 – was postponed because of the effects of Hurricane ...

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Fourth Circuit to take second look at health care law (access required)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has revived a Lynchburg college’s challenge to President Barack Obama’s healthcare overhaul, with the acquiescence of the Obama administration. The court on Monday ordered the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to consider the ...

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Let ‘green computing’ take root in your office (access required)

Eco-friendliness doesn’t have to stop at the IT department’s door. For a few years now, many enterprises have embarked on green computing initiatives, making changes to their technology and practices to become more efficient and environmentally aware. “Green computing” is ...

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