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Same-Sex Harassment (access required)

McWilliams v. Fairfax County Bd. of Supervisors. A mentally disabled man who was taunted about sexual matters and physically assaulted by the “lube boys” in the county motor pool has not stated a hostile environment claim under Title VII. USCA, ...

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NRA lawyer criticizes judge over gun permits (access required)

TAZEWELL–A National Rifle Association lawyer is challenging a Virginia judge’s requirement that applicants for concealed weapons permits get a mental evaluation. Stefan Tahmassebi, an NRA attorney based in Fairfax, said that Tazewell County Circuit Judge Don Mullins’ policy goes against ...

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DC judge dismisses suit against Grisham (access required)

Crackerjack lawyer-turned-novelist–a sole individual who lives by his not-insubstantial wits, a fellow who was first in his law school class but decided to strike out on his self-reliant own, a fellow who still has trouble fashioning a fleshed-out character but, ...

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VTLA Won't Back Code of Evidence (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor The Virginia evidence code being circulated by the Boyd-Graves Conference has run into opposition from the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. And the problem the VTLA has with the draft seemed to be one of the ...

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The Debate Over UPL #183 (access required)

The Virginia State Bar Council will have plenty opinions to consider when it convenes in Roanoke Oct. 17-18 to discuss whether lawyers are the only people qualified to close real estate loans. Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion #183 declares real ...

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