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Plaintiff can depose about reconstruction (access required)

A plaintiff can depose a defendant’s investigator about an accident reconstruction, a Richmond Circuit judge has ruled in a case of apparent first impression. During a deposition, the defendant sought to bar certain questions, based on the work-product doctrine. However, ...

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News in Brief for July 3, 1995 (access required)

Prof’s harassment opens school to strict liability A university would have strict liability for quid-pro-quo harassment under Title IX if a fact-finder were to decide that a student suffered retaliation from a professor for allegations of sexual harassment. The ruling ...

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O'Brien prepares for new challenge (access required)

While Virginia State Bar Past President Kathleen O’Brien is leaving one job, she will take up another on July 1 when she becomes her firm’s first managing partner. Until now, her firm in McLean has not had a managing partner, ...

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JLARCs flock to Beach (access required)

The legislative study group examining the VSB was conspicuous at this year’s meeting. Susan Massart, who is leading the working group from the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, attended the Executive Committee and Bar Council meetings on June 14. ...

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