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Cuccinelli gives up donation from Navy Vets figure

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says he will donate the $55,000 given to his campaign by the director of a Navy veterans organization that’s under investigation in several states. The donation from Bobby Thompson, whose whereabouts are now unknown, was ...

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Privacy advocate prevails at 4th Circuit

Privacy advocate B.J. Ostergren, who posted state officials’ Social Security numbers as a dramatic demonstration of security lapses on official websites, won an appellate victory Monday. A 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel affirmed a district court ruling that ...

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Privacy advocate prevails at 4th Circuit

Privacy advocate B.J. Ostergren, who posted state officials’ Social Security numbers as a dramatic demonstration of security lapses on official websites, won an appellate victory Monday. A 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel affirmed a district court ruling that ...

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Commonwealth held in default (access required)

A New York judge has entered default judgment against the Commonwealth of Virginia and James Madison University on a claim that the school tortiously interfered with the contract of the head basketball coach at Marist College. Marist College sued Coach ...

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York’s Addison is exonerated (access required)

A three-judge panel last week exonerated York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison, dismissing charges that she improperly coached a witness in a capital murder case. Emerging from the tangled case of Darryl Atkins, the ethics charges against Addison and her ...

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York prosecutor exonerated in ethics case

A three-judge disciplinary panel Monday found no evidence of improper witness coaching against York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison. After hearing the case presented by Virginia State Bar lawyers, the panel dismissed misconduct charges that arose from a 1996 capital ...

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York prosecutor exonerated in ethics case

A three-judge disciplinary panel Monday found no evidence of improper witness coaching against York County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eileen Addison. After hearing the case presented by Virginia State Bar lawyers, the panel dismissed misconduct charges that arose from a 1996 capital ...

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