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Victim’s mother backs Huguely’s version of fatal encounter (access required)

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The mother of Yeardley Love, the University of Virginia lacrosse player who died in 2010 after a scuffle with former boyfriend George Huguely V, is endorsing his version of events in a legal filing. Sharon Love, Yeardley’s mother, cites facts ...

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Fewer COA filings fuels fee hike plea (access required)

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Lawyers who write wills have been winning clients with advice on “how to avoid probate.” This marketing pitch may draw estate-planning clients, but delivering for the client has led to a downturn in business for Virginia’s commissioners of accounts, who ...

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Law students win for defendant at the 4th Circuit (access required)

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After months of preparation, a pair of University of Virginia law students, their professor seated behind them, stood before the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and argued against the federal Bureau of Prisons. A decade of a man’s life was on the line. And the law students prevailed against the government.

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Three bad tech habits that your law firm needs to break (access required)

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During a lifetime, most people develop less-than-ideal habits that can be detrimental to wellness and maybe even financial health. But when it’s an enterprise or law firm that’s putting those habits into place, it can impact every aspect of operations, ...

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The day Muhammad Ali came to Fairfax

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Heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali passed away last Friday, prompting former Fairfax Bar President Paul Terpak to recall the day that the Greatest appeared in Fairfax to salute firms that participated in a minority hiring program.

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