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Judge cuts fee request for NY firm (access required)

The client of a New York City law firm seeking nearly $900,000 in attorney’s fees for successfully pursuing a complex commercial case has seen the request slashed by almost two-thirds. U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris cut the fee award ...

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Bush taps O'Grady for judgeship (access required)

President Bush has nominated U.S. Magistrate Judge Liam O’Grady for a U.S. District judgeship in Virginia’s Eastern District. If approved by the Senate, O’Grady would succeed Judge Claude M. Hilton, who took senior status at the end of last year. ...

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Lawyers could use undisclosed recordings (access required)

A lawyer could use an undisclosed recording to investigate and develop a client’s case without violating the Rules of Professional Conduct, under a proposed new view of Rule 8.4. The Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is floating ...

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What a Way to Go (access required)

Lewis Grizzard, the late Atlanta Journal & Constitution columnist who was sometimes lauded as the Mark Twain of the New South back in the 1980s, was a funny man. He published 25 books, with titles such as “If Love Were ...

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