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An Achilles' heel for all noncompetes? (access required)

The Reynolds & Reynolds case above likely will send lawyers of employees and employers scrambling in opposite directions. Employees’ lawyers may find in the holding ammunition to help fight any noncompete covenant for lack of mutuality. Very often, an employee ...

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Fairfax now biggest and fastest circuit (access required)

The joint is jumpin’ in Fairfax. Not only is Fairfax Circuit Court the state’s busiest trial court, it is also the fastest, according to statistics compiled in the just-released 1995 State of the Judiciary Report. Fairfax’s case-tracking system, which includes ...

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VBA: $1K to burned churches (access required)

HOT SPRINGS – The Virginia Bar Association presented a $1,000 donation to the special fund established by Attorney General James S. Gilmore III to help rebuild and restore houses of worship that have been burned or vandalized throughout the state. ...

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News in Brief for July 22, 1996 (access required)

Group offers $25K to tobacco whistleblowers WASHINGTON – An anti-smoking group is trying a radical tactic to increase pressure on embattled tobacco executives: It’s offering $25,000 to anyone who provides information leading to convictions for “cigarette-related felonies.” The Justice Department ...

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News in Brief for July 15, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Action The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the law license of Annandale attorney Jay N. Eskovitz for four years. The board’s order stated that it accepted an agreed disposition; Eskovitz pleaded guilty to one federal count ...

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