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VLF gala, golf tournament to raise funds for legal aid (access required)

The Virginia Law Foundation, the Le­gal Aid Justice Center, and the Central Virginia Legal Aid Society will hold a fundraising gala and charity golf tourna­ment, in support of meaningful access to justice for all Virginians. Virginia’s legal aid programs have ...

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The VLW 2016 ADR Survey

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In this issue, Virginia Lawyers Weekly is pleased to provide the results of the VLW 2016 Alternative Dispute Resolution Survey. This project provides information about ADR providers across Virginia. For a fee, participants had the opportunity to provide ba­sic information ...

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Doctors sued for failure to take actions before stroke – Defense Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff suffered a sub-arachnoid hem­orrhage on March 22, 2009, and was imme­diately transferred to hospital. Upon arriv­al, plaintiff was found to have an extensive F3 SAH and was diagnosed as a Hunt-Hess Grade 3 critically ill patient. After 8 days, ...

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Change sought in impeachment rule

A Virginia court committee is proposing to allow litigators to impeach their own witnesses, bringing the Virginia impeachment rule in line with those used in most other U.S. courts. The Advisory Committee on Rules of Court, a panel of the ...

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Karison to head Court Improvement Program

Virginia Supreme Court staffer Sandra L. Karison has been selected as director of the Court Improvement Program. The appointment was effective Aug. 10, according to Karl R. Hade, Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia. Karison succeeds the late ...

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