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Young Advocates Argue (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor As Lisel Holper approached the appellant’s counsel table, preparing to argue her first case before the Virginia Supreme Court, she looked across that august courtroom, caught someone’s eye and waved giddily. Giddily? She is just ...

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Can 'Disabled' Worker Still Bring ADA Suit? (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A disabled worker can sue under the Americans with Disabilities Act even though he has applied for social security or other disability benefits, according to new guidelines issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. On ...

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Questions To Ask An ADA Plaintiff (access required)

When trying to decide whether a disabled worker still has an ADA claim, a plaintiff’s lawyer may want to ask the same questions an EEOC investigator asks. The investigator has to look at the definitions used by the particular benefits ...

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Obituaries (access required)

William J. Mitchell III died Feb. 12 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at the age of 31. Mitchell practiced in Chesapeake and lived in Newport News. Mitchell, a native of Bakersfield, Calif., received his undergraduate degree in 1988 from the ...

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