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Directory of Law Libraries (access required)

Alexandria Public Law Library 520 King St. Room L-34 Alexandria, VA 22314 Merrill Wistreich, Law Librarian (703) 838-4077 Arlington (Walter T. McCarthy) Law Library 1425 North Courthouse Road, Room 501 Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 358-7005 Janet Camillo, Law Librarian jcamilloleo.vsla.edu ...

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A prisoner's right to, uh, read the articles (access required)

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to free Virginia prison officials from having to notify a magazine’s publisher each time an issue is withheld as inappropriate for inmate subscribers. The justices, without comment on Oct. 14, let stand a federal ...

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Three judgeships across state are now open (access required)

Circuit court judgeships in Norfolk, Alexandria and Salem are currently vacant and are open for nominations. The position on the Fourth Circuit in Norfolk was left vacant by the September resignation of Judge Luther C. Edmonds Jr., and Chief Judge ...

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Production Ordered In Southside (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Southside Virginia has been very, very good to plaintiffs scrapping for access to accident reports. The latest two cases in the accident report wars–one from Henry County and the other from Pittsylvania County–were both ...

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July 1996 Virginia Bar Examination (access required)

The following is a list of 818 people who passed the July 1996 Virginia Bar Examination. Of the 1,081 who took the exam, approximately 75.7 percent passed. A Jeffrey Steven Abel, Arlington; Karl Walter Abendschein, Middleburg; Maury Charles Abraham, Washington ...

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Fight On Closings Shifts To Legislature This Week (access required)

ROANOKE–As the final vote on UPL #183 was tallied, a small stream of disappointed onlookers quickly filed out of the meeting room at the Hotel Roanoke. If the General Assembly had been in session, a few probably would have been ...

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Flying Solo: Practical Advice For New Lawyers (access required)

By R. Eugene Torrenti HOW TO GO DIRECTLY INTO AND MANAGE YOUR OWN SOLO PRACTICE (WITHOUT MISSING A MEAL), 3d Ed. By Gerald Singer. Lawyers Cooperative Publishing. 757 pp. $47. For anyone considering opening up a law office, Gerald Singer’s ...

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Model Rules Format Gets VSB's Go-Ahead (access required)

ROANOKE–Ethics has never been simple. From Robert E. Lee to Spike Lee, we have been taught to act with honor and to do the right thing. But because the “right” thing is not always intuitive, lawyers have resorted to a ...

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Charges in Fairfax ballot-stuffing go forward (access required)

A judge designated to hear charges against a Fairfax lawyer accused of stuffing a judicial endorsement election earlier this year has declined to dismiss the indictment. Robert W. O’Brien was indicted on one charge of forgery and uttering. He allegedly ...

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New Lawyer Pay Is Up (access required)

Starting pay for new lawyers in Virginia is on the increase, after several years of stagnation, according to the results of Virginia Lawyers Weekly’s Ninth Annual New Associates’ Salary Survey. While hiring of new associates at the commonwealth’s largest law ...

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