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Court orders new lawyers for death row inmate

New lawyers must be appointed for a Virginia death row inmate convicted in the bludgeoning and stabbing deaths of a Richmond couple and their two daughters, a federal appeals court ruled June 7. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. ...

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AG candidates bare teeth at the Beach (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH – The Democrat came out swinging and the Republican wasted little time taking the offensive himself as the candidates for Virginia attorney general met in their first debate at the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting in Virginia Beach ...

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Diversity panel gets seat at the VSB table (access required)

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VIRGINIA BEACH – The Virginia State Bar’s Diversity Conference has gained access to the VSB’s top policy body. The VSB Council voted 62-5 June 13 to give the three-year-old Diversity Conference representation on the bar’s Executive Committee. The decision puts ...

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Marketing: How to eat an elephant (access required)

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During the last few years, it has been ever more common to hear lawyers say, with more than a hint of frustration and worry in their voices: “What’s the point of doing a marketing plan? Why bother trying to forecast ...

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Twelve seek federal district court bench seat (access required)

The Virginia State Bar reports 12 people have applied to be evaluated by the VSB’s Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee for the Eastern District vacancy to be created when U.S. District Judge James Spencer takes senior status next year. The names ...

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