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DUI research file (access required)

Does Virginia’s DUI statute set out a single offense or separate offenses? Although the question might seem academic, it may become an important issue in the DUI Double Jeopardy Defense. Several Court of Appeals decisions discuss the various prongs of ...

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Cable company tagged for business conspiracy (access required)

A cable-television company must pay treble damages, plus punitive damages, to a competitor for statutory conspiracy, a federal judge in Charlottesville has ruled. The cable company was faulted for this practice: It would target an apartment complex currently serviced by ...

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Low-impact crash settled for $2M (access required)

The family of a Northern Virginia man killed in a low-impact car crash has settled their lawsuit against Chrysler Corp. for $2 million. The suit in Prince William County was one of at least 24 products-liability suits filed against the ...

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Review Granted (access required)

Review Granted provides a brief synopsis of recent cases in which the Virginia Supreme Court has granted petitions for appeal. This feature appears in the last issue of Virginia Lawyers Weekly each month. The information provided comes from the successful ...

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Child's wish outweighed (access required)

The decision in Haase v. Haase (VLW 095-7-597) leaves wide discretion with judges and commissioners in the handling of testimony from children in custody disputes. With the inclusion of a child’s custodial preference as a factor to be considered in ...

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