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News in Brief for 10/30/95 (access required)

Fired store detective wins judgment A federal jury awarded $130,000 to a Wal-Mart detective who sued the store after being fired amid accusations that she stole thousands of dollars. Valerie L. Vaughan had said she was fired because she is ...

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REVIEW GRANTED (access required)

Review Granted provides a brief synopsis of recent cases in which the Virginia Supreme Court has granted petitions for appeal. This feature appears in the last issue of Virginia Lawyers Weekly each month. The information provided comes from the successful ...

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1996 New Car Guide (access required)

After a recent flurry of radical redesigns, many car manufacturers seem to be sitting back and catching their breath in 1996. That’s not to say there aren’t new models out there — just not quite as many. Pontiac, Chevrolet and ...

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Interpreting can be harder than it sounds (access required)

Translating court proceedings from one language into another can be more difficult than it might seem, according to Patricia Mickelson, an interpreter certified for federal court and a consultant to the Virginia Supreme Court’s interpreter certification project. Although they may ...

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News in Brief for Oct. 23, 1995 (access required)

Assembly task force offers own plan for juvenile system The legislature’s Commission on Youth has issued its recommendations for reforming the juvenile justice system, a week after a panel appointed by the governor called for a tougher approach to juvenile ...

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