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$8M Tylenol award OK'd (access required)

Doctors’ diagnoses pass Daubert test An $8 million verdict against the manufacturer of Tylenol was upheld last week by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The verdict is believed to be the largest ever awarded by a jury sitting ...

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Fourth Circuit resists new definitions (access required)

Fourth Circuit resists new definitions In half-a-dozen cases in recent years, federal courts in Virginia have specifically addressed the instruction on “reasonable doubt. Possible Doubt Although the trial court told the jury that the government was not required to prove ...

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Four groups study juveniles (access required)

Several groups in Virginia state government are studying Virginia’s juvenile justice system this year. A scorecard follows. Mission: This group was appointed by Gov. George F. Allen to look at ways to prepare the system for an expected jump in ...

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