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Crigler to receive VSB education award

Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge B. Waugh Crigler has been named the recipient of the William R. Rakes Leadership in Education Award from the Virginia State Bar Section on the Education of Lawyers in Virginia. The award recognizes an individual who ...

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Now appearing in your case…Cher! (access required)

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Whatever your niche in law, after a while, the cases can start to run together. Similar issues, similar arguments, similar complaints from the people involved. The script stays the same. Sometimes, however, that rare extra element can make one particular ...

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Court releases criminal discovery report

A Virginia Supreme Court study panel recommends allowing defense attorneys to routinely examine police reports, including witness interviews, in criminal cases. Discovery of those reports could be limited by withholding, redacting or restricting disclosure of witness statements for good cause, ...

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