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Debate intensifies over proposed rules (access required)

US Capitol

WASHINGTON — Debate is heating up over proposed changes to federal civil procedure rules governing discovery as lawmakers, plaintiff’s attorneys and consumer advocates warn that the amendments could limit some litigants’ access to the courts. The proposed amendments to the ...

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Administrator – Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council

The Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council, the executive branch state agency responsible for providing training and services to Virginia’s prosecutors, is seeking interested applicants for the position of Administrator.  The Administrator is the agency head, appointed by Council with the concurrence ...

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Deputy County Attorney

Loudoun County Government Recruitment #14-A412A-502 Hiring Range: $84,591-$162,278 The Loudoun County Attorney’s Office in Leesburg, Virginia is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy County Attorney. Significant civil and administrative litigation, local government law, or general counsel experience is ...

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Court names criminal discovery study panel (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has named a 23-member committee to consider proposed changes to the rule for criminal discovery. The committee is chaired by Loudoun County Circuit Judge Thomas D. Horne, who also has chaired panels studying judicial boundaries ...

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City, Sheriff’s Office Dismissed from Assault Suit (access required)

An Abingdon U.S. District Court dismisses the city of Bristol and the Bristol Sheriff’s Office as defendants from plaintiff’s civil rights suit alleging defendants deliberately disregarded the danger posed by plaintiff’s cellmate, who sexually assaulted plaintiff. Plaintiff alleges defendant officers ...

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Company Sues for Phony Chinese Sales Rep Claim (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court says a software corporation may sue a competitor for defamation, trademark violations, false advertising and computer crimes for allegedly attempting to confuse customers into falsely believing plaintiff is a Chinese company instead of an American ...

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