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Koontz won't hear appeal (access required)

The dissent by then-Judge Lawrence L. Koontz Jr. in the workers’ comp case of McCutchan may provide cold comfort for employers. Koontz’s dissent disavowed the line of post-Piedmont cases recognizing carpal tunnel as an occupational disease. But his vote on ...

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Prior DUIs with flaws still count (access required)

During a repeat drunken-driving prosecution, a judge can consider a prior conviction where the defendant had no lawyer and served two days in jail, the en banc Court of Appeals has ruled. Even though the sentence may have been unconstitutional, ...

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News in Brief for Sept. 11, 1995 (access required)

Group seeks to block racetrack on battlefield CHARLOTTESVILLE–A preservationist group is suing to block construction of a Formula One racetrack on a Civil War battlefield in Culpeper. In the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville, the Brandy Station ...

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