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News in Brief for Aug. 21, 1995 (access required)

Score one for West-Enders in Richmond venue war The battle over venue in the metro Richmond area still blazes. As reported in this newspaper last month, defendants trying to stay out of the plaintiff-friendly city have been getting the worst ...

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News in Brief for Aug. 14, 1995 (access required)

DUI appeal will stay with Court of Appeals The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a request from Attorney General James S. Gilmore III to let him bypass the Court of Appeals in the first appeal of the DUI double jeopardy ...

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Comp denied for fall in parking lot (access required)

A legal secretary who slipped and fell in a parking garage while walking to her office cannot receive workers’ compensation, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled. The panel reversed a Workers’ Compensation Commission decision and criticized a 1990 commission ...

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Loudoun judge borrows support guidelines (access required)

Loudoun County does not have local spousal-support guidelines, so when Judge James H. Chamblin Jr. recently addressed the issue, he borrowed from a neighbor, Fairfax County. After a hearing on pendente lite support, Chamblin wrote that he would defer to ...

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