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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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Legal aid fears dip in IOLTA (access required)

Attorneys with IOLTA accounts need to decide whether to opt out or stay in the program when it reverts to voluntary status this week. Legal aid supporters are waiting to see how many accounts will leave the program and how ...

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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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Guide to New Statutes (access required)

Administrative Annual reports from agencies. Places a two-year moratorium on the general publication and distribution of annual reports of any agency receiving any funds from the state budget. However, the bill does not prohibit any such agency from making information ...

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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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