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58% pass February bar exam (access required)

The February 2006 bar exam results are in, and there are 345 soon-to-be newly licensed lawyers in the commonwealth. A total of 595 people took the February examination, for a pass rate of 58 percent. That figure is somewhat typical ...

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?Largest Firms' of '06 presented (access required)

For the first time since 1991, there is a tie for first place in the annual survey of “Virginia’s Largest Law Firms.” Hunton & Williams LLP and McGuireWoods LLP, the two biggest firms in the commonwealth, each reported 294 Virginia-licensed ...

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Butterflies are free (access required)

A guy was in Norfolk federal court recently, and pleaded guilty. What was the rap? you ask. Drug-dealing? The federal courts are full of drug cases. High-rent corporate shenanigans? Okay, that came from the ongoing Enron trial. Terrorism, maybe? No, ...

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March Madness (access required)

If it’s March, it’s NCAA basketball time. Roundball fever. Catch it. Hoops mania. March madness. And much of it. The Old Dominion on a fairly regular basis has contributed teams to the annual collegiate championship dance. The Cavaliers of Yoo-Vee-Ay ...

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