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Fletcher elected to post in journalism group

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Paul Fletcher, publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has been elected national Secretary-Treasurer of the Society of Professional Journalists. SPJ, founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, is the largest and most broad-based journalism group in the country, ...

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Family mediators may look to new credential (access required)


When families split up legally, family mediators can keep them working together on common ground such as child-rearing. This forward-looking practice may be what keeps family mediators reaching for new and better ways to work with other professionals in the ...

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Comment sought on unauthorized practice opinions

The Virginia State Bar’s standing committee on unauthorized practice of law is seeking public comments by Sept. 9 on two proposed UPL opinions. One opinion addresses a situation highlighted by a case this year in the Amherst County courts. A ...

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US appeals court slams federal prosecutors in NC

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court said it is concerned by what appears to be a pattern of federal prosecutors in eastern North Carolina failing to fully turn over evidence that defendants should be aware of in advance of a ...

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