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Experts for the indigent: yes and no (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in two separate cases that an indigent defendant was not entitled to a court-appointed expert witness. Even though these two defendants failed to get appointed experts, the two opinions establish for the first time ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 23, 1996 (access required)

Arlington bar foundation makes local grants The Arlington County Bar Foundation recently awarded a total of $6,750 in grants to Arlington high schools and other community groups. The foundation awarded $250 each to five high schools to help defray the ...

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Showdown on closings: UPL #183 (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor WINTERGREEN – Real estate closings are simple events that merely involve the completion of preprinted forms and require no legal advice. At least, that argument is what groups purporting to speak for Virginia’s banks, realtors ...

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Trigon conversion will affect VSB (access required)

by Baker McClanahan, News Editor Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield is close to converting from a mutual company to a stock corporation. Its policyholders voted overwhelmingly for the conversion Sept. 6, and the State Corporation Commission began hearings last week ...

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DiMuro makes second VSB bid (access required)

Alexandria attorney Bernard J. DiMuro will run for president-elect of the Virginia State Bar a second time. DiMuro filed a petition for the 1997 race with the VSB last week. This past March, he lodged a petition on the last ...

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