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4th Circuit judges give help with ‘Rule of Law’ project

Middle and high school students around Virginia are getting schooled in the importance of the law through the Virginia Bar Association’s Rule of Law project. Events this month have exposed students to the unique government lesson in Petersburg, the Charlottesville ...

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Reality Check (access required)

The decline in the job market for law school graduates has generated a bitter backlash against the business of legal education. Law schools are being accused of running Ponzi schemes and worse as students claim they were lured into expensive ...

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‘eJuror’ online option is boon for clerks, lawyers (access required)

Federal clerks’ offices are lightening their paperwork loads and providing more useful juror information to lawyers through a new online juror questionnaire system rolling out around the country. The “eJuror” program mainly is intended to make jury service more user-friendly ...

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Medicare reporting enforcement delayed for a year

Insurance companies and lawyers fearful of unexpected Medicare demands for repayment for personal injury claims have another year to breathe easier. Enforcement of the Medicare Secondary Payer reporting rules has been delayed to Jan 1, 2012, the Department of Health ...

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Medicare reporting enforcement delayed for a year

Insurance companies and lawyers fearful of unexpected Medicare demands for repayment for personal injury claims have another year to breathe easier. Enforcement of the Medicare Secondary Payer reporting rules has been delayed to Jan 1, 2012, the Department of Health ...

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Feds move to ban ‘Spice’

The DEA is not waiting for the legislative process to take action against synthetic marijuana. While legislators in Virginia and around the country have been drafting bills to ban the chemical pot, sold legally under names like “Spice” and “K-2,” ...

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Feds move to ban ‘Spice’

The DEA is not waiting for the legislative process to take action against synthetic marijuana. While legislators in Virginia and around the country have been drafting bills to ban the chemical pot, sold legally under names like “Spice” and “K-2,” ...

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