The third year of law school typically entails late nights of studying, trying to get any and all papers complete on time and the rising terror of the approaching bar exam. Not typically on the agenda: the Miss USA pageant. ...Read More »
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Electronic discovery strikes fear in the hearts of many attorneys. Unfamiliar with the terminology and hesitant about technology in general, lawyers have struggled with the tidal wave of electronically stored information, or ESI, hitting the courtroom. “The biggest mistake lawyers ...Read More »
As the expression goes, “the clothes make the man.” Apparently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission agrees, recently issuing new guidance on employee rights with regard to religious garb and grooming. Claims of religious discrimination in violation of Title VII have ...
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A medical malpractice lawsuit filed with the wrong case style has resulted in a $4 million legal malpractice verdict in Richmond Circuit Court. In the underlying med-mal case, the lawyers for an injured teen named her parents as plaintiffs, not ...Read More »
Years of litigation, an unpaid loan and fraud on the court all added up to more than $11 million awarded by a Gloucester County Circuit judge on a summary judgment motion. The case dates back to 2005, when Meadow Financial ...Read More »
In a groundbreaking decision addressing the Indian Child Welfare Act, the Virginia Court of Appeals established a new standard for review when a court considers whether to transfer a case to a tribal court. Thompson v. Fairfax County Department of ...Read More »