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VBA backs Rule of Law education plan

The Virginia Bar Association Foundation plans to recruit volunteer lawyers around Virginia in a program to make sure middle school students understand the importance of the rule of law in American society. VBA President Mike Pace (left) described the program ...

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Discovery abuse case settled

A federal wrongful termination case noted in today’s Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been settled on undisclosed terms. The case of Spicer v. Universal Forest Products, Eastern Division, Inc. (VLW 008-3-430) featured a stinging opinion from Magistrate Judge Michael F. Urbanski ...

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Discovery abuse case settled

A federal wrongful termination case noted in today’s Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been settled on undisclosed terms. The case of Spicer v. Universal Forest Products, Eastern Division, Inc. (VLW 008-3-430) featured a stinging opinion from Magistrate Judge Michael F. Urbanski ...

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Providing ignorant company rep was abuse (access required)

In what could be called the “Case of the Clueless Corporate Representative,” a company sued for wrongful termination won’t be able to claim it fired a man for financial reasons. The company provided a company witness at a deposition, but ...

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Education opportunities

Feeling the urge to get out of the office?  Want to expand your legal knowledge base?  We have just the ticket. If you’re near Lexington on Tuesday, take in the annual Supreme Court Preview at the Washington and Lee law ...

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Jury rejects claim against alarm company

A Roanoke federal jury Thursday returned a defense verdict for an alarm company sued over a tragic communications breakdown. A Franklin County man who cared for his disabled son at his home ordered an alarm system from Lifeline Systems.  The ...

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More state government cuts to come

Gov. Timothy M. Kaine offered no silver lining for the state’s financial woes as he met with reporters at the Blue Ridge Parkway today.  The budget cuts announced this week address a $1 billion shortfall for 2009.  Kaine says the ...

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