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One strike and you're in (access required)

A common criminal defense motion used to preserve an appeal based on insufficient evidence may not be necessary, according to a Court of Appeals ruling. By a 2-1 vote, the judges held that a renewed motion to strike is not ...

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Plaintiffs gain leverage with UIM ruling (access required)

Plaintiffs’ attorneys may gain new leverage with underinsured motorist carriers under a Fredericksburg Circuit Court bench ruling that has sent ripples throughout the auto-accident bar. The holding: Once a liability insurance carrier tenders the limits of its policy, it no ...

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Accomack–Across the bay: (access required)

On the map, Virginia’s Eastern Shore floats apart from the state. But it seems focused on Virginia; the tip points in toward the mainland. On the Shore, lawyers are conscious of their unique geographical location. To them, the Norfolk and ...

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Top 20 Popular Opinions (access required)

In descending order, these are the top 20 opinions that have prompted Virginia Lawyers Weekly readers to dial for decisions during 1994. For copies of the cases, please telephone the automated opinion system at 1-800-933-5599. NESSELRODT v. COMMONWEALTH. Six habitual ...

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1994: The legal year in Virginia (access required)

Supreme Court shakes up business, employment law Traffic HO case most popular opinion of year In surveying Virginia’s legal landscape over the past year, Virginia Lawyers Weekly readers serve as our intrepid guides. Although we do not have a 900 ...

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