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Mail-order venue OK in Richmond (access required)

Well, it’s only early November, but here’s a story from Richmond Circuit Court just in time for Christmas. You see, for catalog businesses, we’re already in the middle of prime time for mail-order holiday purchases. Actually, this item dovetails right ...

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VSB Adopts UPL #183 (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor ROANOKE–Conducting a real estate closing is the practice of law, the Virginia State Bar Council decided Oct. 17. After two hours of discussion and debate, the Council voted 50-12, with two abstentions, to approve an ...

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The Name of the Game (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief New admittees to the Virginia State Bar often ask us, “So, just how do I insure that my budding legal career is long, distinguished and illustrious, not to mention lucrative?” The first thing we ...

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"Don't ask, don't tell" policy allowed to stand (access required)

WASHINGTON–The Supreme Court last week turned down a challenge by a homosexual former Navy officer to the Clinton administration’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military. The Court, without comment, rejected former Lt. Paul Thomasson’s argument that ...

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Don't Overlook Law Libraries (access required)

Attorneys across the commonwealth are moving into cyberspace. Armed with high-tech research arsenals, Virginia lawyers are ready for the 21st century. Or are they? This scenario leaves out a critical resource readily available which should not be forgotten–law libraries and ...

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