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State hopes to undo default judgment

Virginia state lawyers have asked a New York judge to vacate his default judgment against the commonwealth and James Madison University in a lawsuit over JMU’s hiring of a new head basketball coach. New York’s Marist College sued former coach ...

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BoA foreclosures on hold nationwide

Bank of America has suspended foreclosure sales nationwide pending a review of foreclosure documents in all 50 states, an action that may be triggering foreclosure holds with other institutions. Spokesman Richard G. Simon with the Charlotte-based bank on Friday told ...

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Bill would give whistleblower protection for state workers

Del. Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, wants to undo a Virginia Supreme Court decision barring state and local government workers from some protections of the state whistleblower law. Janis has prefiled legislation for the 2011 General Assembly to provide relief for ...

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‘Ambien zombies’ pose road hazard and legal challenge

Courts are beginning to address questions from arising from crimes or traffic wrecks where the accused raises a defense of involuntary intoxication from sleep aid medication. Some Texas pranksters got big laughs a while back by hacking a roadside warning ...

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