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Judge to order Minor to attend deposition

Halsey Minor – the one-time tech entrepreneur from Charlottesville – will be ordered to appear at a deposition in Norfolk in connection with the bankruptcy case involving the historic Carter’s Grove plantation, according to court records. Minor skipped previously scheduled ...

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Wife’s Summary Contempt Conviction Reversed (access required)

A trial court erred in holding wife in summary contempt for her “vindictive” testimony describing her husband’s threats against her during a custody exchange, as the court’s finding that wife was untruthful depended on husband’s sound recording of the exchange ...

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Virginia bar exam ranks as one of the toughest (access required)

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The numbers don’t lie. Virginia lawyers are right when they claim they face one of the toughest bar exams in the country. In fact, we’re number six, according to a new study. Robert Anderson, an associate professor at the Pepperdine ...

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Coast Guard officer suffered electric shock from boatlift – $525,000 Settlement (access required)

The plaintiff was a 33-year-old Coast Guard security officer transferred to Virginia. Several weeks after moving into a rental property with several docks and electric boatlifts, he and his roommates were fishing off the property’s dock. While standing on a ...

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Consent to terminate pregnancy at issue in med mal case – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff underwent a medical termination of pregnancy and bilateral tubal ligation procedure. She claimed she consented to the procedures due to a heart condition, which she subsequently learned did not exist. The defendant OB/GYN physician maintained the plaintiff herself requested ...

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