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State claim allowed for retaliation (access required)

A worker who claims he was fired for refusing to participate in racial discrimination can sue for wrongful discharge under state law, a Chesapeake Circuit judge has ruled. The case is apparently the first to allow a retaliation claim to ...

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News in Brief for May 20, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the license of Annandale lawyer John Frank Pitrelli for four years, effective March 29. The order entered by the board stated that Pitrelli had been convicted of making a ...

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News in Brief for May 13, 1996 (access required)

Virginia Tech dismissed from rape case A federal judge in Roanoke has dismissed Virginia Tech from a lawsuit in which a woman claims two football players at the school raped her. In Brzonkala v. Va. Polytechnic Institute (VLW 096-3-115), U.S. ...

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