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Beach company settles housing discrimination

VIRGINIA BEACH (AP) A Virginia Beach property management company has settled allegations that it discriminated against a Hispanic woman because she didn’t speak English fluently. The woman alleged in a housing discrimination complaint that Virginia Realty Company of Tidewater Inc. ...

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Trendspotting: The Consumer Electronics Show (access required)

Editor’s note: For the past three years, Baltimore litigator Frank Gorman has provided his impression of the annual Consumer Electronics Show, held each January in Las Vegas for our sister publication, The Daily Record. In this piece, he identifies technology ...

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Attorney’s Fees Awarded for Citizenship Denial (access required)

A Jordanian native who was denied citizenship because of alleged ties to the Muslim Brotherhood wins $47,577 in attorney’s fees and costs, as the government’s position was not “substantially justified”; an Alexandria U.S. District Court says the applicant’s membership in ...

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Agency pulls public access to hospital reports

McLEAN (AP) — The Virginia Department of Health will no longer provide public access to its hospital complaint investigations after an Associated Press story found inconsistencies in the probe of a woman’s care at Inova Fairfax Hospital. The change in ...

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Reforms of ‘actual innocence’ process advancing in Assembly (access required)

Virginia’s “relief valve” for the wrongly convicted could be opened a notch or two with changes now moving through the General Assembly. Supporters – led by Virginia’s attorney general – say reforms to the state’s “actual innocence” process could make ...

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