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Supreme Court resists request for court data (access required)


A newspaper’s dogged pursuit of a collection of Virginia court records raises questions about whether the state public information law applies to court documents and how difficult it is for officials to generate reports from a government database. The dispute ...

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ODBA takes a look at judicial selection (access required)


GLEN ALLEN – Conversations about how Virginia chooses its judges often arrive at a conclusion similar to Winston Churchill’s observation about democracy: It’s the worst way to proceed, except for all the rest. “We tend to think our process is ...

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Judge rejects arbitration in nursing home death case (access required)


A state law governing landlord-tenant relations blocked enforcement of a nursing home arbitration clause under a judge’s ruling in a Richmond wrongful death case. That ruling by Richmond Circuit Judge Margaret P. Spencer will stand for the time being, now ...

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Make your work/life balance a matter of choice (access required)

Workday break

No one ever said on their deathbed, “I wish I spent more time at the office.” We’ve all heard, and surely believe, those words of wisdom, yet we still spend more time working than we would like — and we ...

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