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VSB Pro Bono Awards Announced

The Virginia State Bar’s Lewis F. Powell Jr. Pro Bono Award this year will be shared by the Legal Information Network for Cancer and two lawyers, M. Steven Weaver and Glenn M. Hodge, who helped start what has been called ...

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Doucette honored by police chiefs

Lynchburg Commonwealth’s Attorney Michael Doucette has been honored by the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police for his work in the Virginia criminal justice system. Charlottesville Police Chief Timothy Longo, outgoing VACP president, presented the 2014 President’s Award to Doucette ...

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Neely stays as prosecutor in Morrissey case

The judge in Del. Joe Morrissey’s sexual misconduct case has rejected Morrissey’s bid to banish both the special prosecutor and the criminal indictments. In a four-page opinion, Stafford County Circuit Judge J. Martin Bass denied a defense motion to remove ...

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Behind the gates (access required)

Security Gate FEA

A driver gets that sinking feeling when he sees a flashing light in his rearview mirror. Of course, he should pull over. Or maybe not, if the driver is traveling in a Virginia gated community and the officer at the ...

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