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VLW wins seven awards from VPW

Virginia Lawyers Weekly won seven awards in the 2013 Virginia Press Women Communications Contest, five of which were for first place. The awards were presented at the VPW Spring Conference in Lexington April 13. Deborah Elkins won two first-place awards, ...

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McDonnell accepting applications for judgeships

Candidates for Virginia circuit court judgeships who failed to win election by the General Assembly have another questionnaire to complete. Gov. Bob McDonnell Tuesday announced the process for interested candidates to apply for six funded-but-unfilled judicial vacancies on Virginia’s circuit ...

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Officer’s Testimony Proved Speeding, DUI (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s bench trial convictions for speeding and misdemeanor driving under the influence  of alcohol; the arresting officer’s observations suffice to prove speeding regardless whether his speedometer was calibrated; defendant’s Fourth Amendment objections to the stop ...

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Sanctions Sought for Possible Misjoinder (access required)

In this suit seeking damages for an assisted-living residents for alleged injury from a bed bug infestation, to which plaintiff has added claims for financial mismanagement of funds for plaintiff’s care, a Richmond Circuit Court will take under advisement defendant’s ...

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