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Assembly Update for Feb. 19, 1996 (access required)

Mid-session, the General Assembly mostly is making news for what is not going to become new law in 1996. Below are some bills and measures that have been carried over, or tabled, until next year. Family court system dies for ...

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News in Brief for Feb. 19, 1996 (access required)

Horan wins Carrico professionalism award ALEXANDRIA–Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Robert F. Horan Jr. received the 1996 Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Award Feb. 9 at ceremonies held in conjunction with the Virginia State Bar’s Criminal Law Seminar. The award was established in ...

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Assembly Update for Feb. 12, 1996 (access required)

Typical legislator is a male, married, Baptist lawyer Del. William K. Barlow could be called a typical member of the General Assembly. He’s white, he’s a lawyer, he’s a married Baptist in his late 50s and fairly new to the ...

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News in Brief for Feb. 12, 1996 (access required)

Junk-mail lawsuit kicked for lack of jurisdiction ARLINGTON–Ram Avrahami subscribed to U.S. News & World Report last year, a business arrangement he believes was between him and the magazine. But when Avrahami signed up, he provided the magazine something more ...

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Wife loses money put into business (access required)

During a divorce, a wife cannot recoup the $60,000 she contributed to a construction business started while she and her husband were married, a Fairfax Circuit judge has ruled. The husband ran the business, which ultimately failed, but the judge ...

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