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Prosecutor’s ethics penalty is the same after remand (access required)

Even though the Supreme Court of Virginia cleared a prosecutor of two misconduct charges in a Virginia State Bar ethics appeal, his discipline remains the same on the remaining charge of incompetent practice. A panel of the VSB Disciplinary Board ...

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Obenshain concedes attorney general election

(AP) — Republican Mark Obenshain conceded the race for Virginia attorney general Wednesday as Democrat Mark Herring built an insurmountable lead in a recount, giving Democrats a top-of-the ticket sweep for the first time since 1989. “It’s been a vigorous and ...

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Jury Should Hear Baby Stroller Patent Claims (access required)

In plaintiff Baby Jogger LLC’s suit alleging defendant Britax Child Safety Inc. infringed plaintiff’s patents and trade dress of its baby strollers, the Norfolk U.S. District Court says a jury should hear counterclaims that Baby Jogger infringed Britax’s ‘431 patent ...

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Sales Rep Says Age Bias Stopped Promotion (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says plaintiff’s age bias claim alleging failure to promote may go forward, but the court dismisses plaintiff’s claim for retaliation because it is not reasonably related to the allegations in plaintiff’s EEOC complaint in which ...

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Mother’s Whereabouts Unknown, Rights Terminated (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms termination of mother’s parental rights to children who came into foster care suffering from abuse and neglect, including tooth decay, psychotic behaviors and lack of immunizations. Although mother completed a psychological evaluation, she missed several ...

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