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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Local Police Can’t Detain on Civil ICE Warrant (access required)

Local law enforcement officers can’t detain individuals solely based on known or suspected civil immigration violations, but that rule wasn’t clearly established law when defendant deputies arrested a Salvadoran dishwasher after questioning her outside her workplace, and the 4th Circuit ...

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Claim Survives for Tortious Interference with Expectancy (access required)

In this suit alleging breach of an operating agreement to form a musical management and production business, a Richmond Circuit Court says plaintiff has stated claims for tortious interference with a business expectancy and for rescission of the operating agreement. ...

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Alcohol complicates dog bite case

It’s dog days 2013, take two. A woman suing for a dog bite cannot avoid her statement that she was heavily intoxicated and couldn’t remember much about the incident. And if the case goes to trial, she may face expert ...

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Attorney-In-Fact Files Valid Elective Share Claim (access required)

Although husband could not personally sign the notice of elective share of his wife’s estate, due to his incapacity, the notice, signed and acknowledged by husband’s attorney-in-fact, constitutes a valid claim under Va. Code § 64.1-13, and the Fairfax Circuit ...

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Unwanted disclosure: New Chapter 11 rules require law firms to reveal all their fees (access required)

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New guidelines for paying bankruptcy lawyers in Chapter 11 cases contain an unwanted surprise. In big-ticket bankruptcy cases, law firms not only must provide fee schedules for their bankruptcy attorneys; they must provide their fee schedules for all firm practice ...

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