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Lawsuit: Med student roughed up by campus cops (access required)

A former medical student – now a doctor – says he was roughed up and falsely arrested by two University of Virginia police officers two years ago. Erik A. Williams of Massachusetts demands “approximately $5 million” and a written apology ...

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Selection underway for bar representatives

Virginia State Bar FEA

Seven members of the Virginia State Bar Council will automatically rejoin that body this year, accompanied by two new candidates who likewise faced no opposition. The Council members who have been reelected by filing their petitions on or before April ...

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Buyer’s remorse (access required)

Hot Tub Jacuzzi FEA

A woman who had second thoughts about the hot tub she purchased at a parking lot dis­play was allowed to rescind her sales contract under a Virginia law designed to apply to door-to-door salesmen. What’s more, the seller is on ...

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Ashland’s Witmeyer gets family law honor

Carl J. Witmeyer II of Richmond has been named the 2016 recipient of the Betty A. Thompson Lifetime Achievement Award by the Virginia State Bar’s family law section. The award recognizes and honors an individual who has made a substantial ...

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