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Snooping for digital dirt (access required)

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Divorce lawyers, beware. Tech-savvy clients may be arriving at your office bringing a host of ethical – and even criminal – problems wrapped up with their domestic cases. They may be using cell phone software to illegally gather information, or ...

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Million-Dollar Settlements of 2014 (access required)

Million dollar settlements 2014

In this issue, Virginia Lawyers Weekly presents its annual compilation of million-dollar settlements. The survey, which has been published since 2009, highlights settlements of $1 million or more that were submitted to our editors over the past year. Attorneys reported ...

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Sequel to ‘Mockingbird’ – lawyer favorite – to be published

Screenshot from the film To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) with Gregory Peck and Brock Peters

NEW YORK (AP) “To Kill a Mockingbird” will not be Harper Lee’s only published book after all. Publisher Harper announced Tuesday that “Go Set a Watchman,” a novel the Pulitzer Prize-winning author completed in the 1950s and put aside, will be ...

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Tell your witnesses they should be relentlessly polite (access required)


Don’t just tell witnesses to be polite. Tell them to be relentlessly polite. And relentlessly positive. That’s not etiquette advice. It’s a survival technique. Being polite in this environment can be a tough, often thankless job, but it is essential ...

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Lawyers challenge high tolls from Fairfax express lanes (access required)

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Northern Virginia lawyers have mounted a multifaceted attack on collection efforts against drivers accused of failing to pay toll bills for Fairfax County highway express lanes. Neglected payment issues for the “High Occupancy Toll,” or HOT, lanes have led to ...

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