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W&L jumps in law school rankings (access required)

Washington & Lee University moved from 40th to 28th in the latest rankings of law schools by U.S. News & World Report. The jump nearly reverses the school’s rankings drop in 2014, when it moved from 26th to 43rd. “While ...

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Lawyer to defend license after felony plea (access required)

A Vienna lawyer who pleaded guilty to making a false statement in a bankruptcy case will defend his law license this month. Scott A. Flanders faces a Virginia State Bar Disciplinary hearing March 24 following his Jan. 4 felony guilty ...

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Lawyer suspended for misrepresenting judge’s message (access required)

A Fairfax County lawyer who misrepresented a message from a judge’s office has been suspended for a year and a day. At a Feb. 17 hearing, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board also found that attorney Dominick A. Pilli bungled ...

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Judge allows corporate questioning in Virginia VW cases (access required)

Despite national settlement agreements in which automaker Volkswagen agreed to repair or buy back defective diesel cars, a Virginia judge this month refused to block a deposition of a corporate official with VW’s U.S. subsidiary. Lawyers for one of 20 ...

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