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Experts for the indigent: yes and no (access required)

The Virginia Supreme Court has ruled in two separate cases that an indigent defendant was not entitled to a court-appointed expert witness. Even though these two defendants failed to get appointed experts, the two opinions establish for the first time ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 23, 1996 (access required)

Arlington bar foundation makes local grants The Arlington County Bar Foundation recently awarded a total of $6,750 in grants to Arlington high schools and other community groups. The foundation awarded $250 each to five high schools to help defray the ...

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Federal lead regs kick in (access required)

New federal regulations on lead paint went into effect for many properties across Virginia and the rest of the country on Sept. 6. The new regs will influence numerous real property transactions, including home sales and residential leases. The regs ...

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Metro sued under ADA (access required)

WASHINGTON – Eleven advocacy groups for the blind have filed a federal lawsuit to force the city’s subway system to install raised warning strips on rail platform edges. The groups, which include the American Council of the Blind and the ...

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