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Woman’s suit against golf course hits the rough (access required)

Crystal Timpanaro found out the hard way that it is difficult to prevail in a negligence suit against a golf course in Virginia. Two years ago Timpanaro was struck in the face by a ball hit by a golfer as ...

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Sign of the times…

The 4th of July weekend is coming, and many people will be traveling, but thanks to the price of gas, maybe not as many as in years past. This sign explains why:

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Workin’ 8 to 6….

The Norfolk-based law firm of Taylor & Walker PC has started a voluntary four-day work week in its offices. The reason: It saves employees gas money. Apparently companies across the country have been opting for a new four-day, 8-6 schedule; ...

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Chapter 9: Research hypotheticals

This chapter contains a number of legal research hypotheticals, along with suggested answers. The VLW Web site is a great place to start your legal research – often you’ll remember a case you saw or a story; a quick Google ...

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Web site training manual: Research hypotheticals (access required)

Last in a series of articles on how to use to the new Virginia Lawyers Weekly Web site. For the past eight weeks, we’ve been bringing you the weekly installments of the user manual for our new and improved Web ...

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A Good Place to Live

MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell stepped in a pile last week, insulting the people of Bristol. Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama was in Southwest Virginia, appearing with former Gov. Mark Warner, who is running for the Senate seat being vacated by Republican John ...

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U.Va. prof is identity theft victim

Thieves used the Social Security number of a University of Virginia microchemistry professor to steal $22,000 from his credit card account, reports The Daily Progress. Patrick Grant’s personal information was among the data on U.Va. faculty that was breached twice ...

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Chapter 8: RSS feeds, jobs and us

In this chapter, we’ll cover a few last points about the site, from RSS feeds to job-seeking to information about our company and products. RSS feeds One of the enhancements to Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s new site is the availability of ...

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Web site instruction manual: RSS feeds, jobs and us (access required)

Seventh in a series of articles on how to use to the new Virginia Lawyers Weekly Web site. This installment of the Virginia Lawyers Weekly Web site training manual is the last. Next week, we will feature research hypotheticals to ...

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Chapter 7: The VLW Blog

The VLW Blog is a centerpiece of the new Virginia Lawyers Weekly Web site. Founded in March 2007, the VLW Blog originally was hosted on the popular Blogger platform. When our new site debuted in April, we imported all material ...

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