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No Claim from Ban on Postal Worker’s Book Ad (access required)

An employee of the U.S. Postal Service can’t recover for Title VII religious discrimination based on postal officials’ removal from post office bulletin board advertisements about the employee’s religious and genetic research and theories and a book he published to ...

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Court closes coffee-cup case

The curtain has come down on the contretemps over a coffee cup that played out in a Charlottesville office. The workplace drama opened in August 2007 at the National Ground Intelligence Center. An employee who volunteered on the office kitchen-cleaning ...

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‘Actual reticence’ – House puts off action on innocence bill

A measure to reform Virginia’s actual innocence procedure has been sent back to a General Assembly workshop, possibly for additional tinkering. Faced with a floor amendment, the House of Delegates voted to re-refer the measure to the House Courts committee ...

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Tort reform package advances

As anticipated, the tort reform package was reported out of the House Courts of Justice full committee on Jan. 28, without further substantive discussion. Del. Dave Albo, R-Springfield, exercised the prerogative of the chair to reflect on the process that ...

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Ex-U.Va. lacrosse player seeks new trial

(AP) — Attorneys for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of beating his ex-girlfriend to death are asking the state appeals court for a new trial, arguing the evidence in the case didn’t support a second-degree murder conviction ...

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