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Tournament ban is fair play for golf prodigy (access required)

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A Virginia custody case drew nation­al attention when a Loudoun County judge said a 10-year-old golf “phe­nom” should take a year-long break from competition. Last month, the Court of Appeals of Virginia upheld that restriction, as well as a ban ...

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Carriers have no pre-trial duty to settle (access required)

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has resolved a long-simmering split among circuit courts on whether auto accident victims can insist on a good faith settlement offer from their own insurance companies when a wrongdoer cannot cover the damages. Insurance companies ...

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Mediated ‘Term Sheet’ was a binding contract (access required)

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Lawyers and their clients wrap up a marathon mediation session with a seasoned professional mediator in a multi-million dollar case. After 12 hours at the table with retired circuit judge Arthur Vieregg, the lawyers draw up a six-paragraph “Term Sheet” ...

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Bar leaders, ACLU back judges’ right to advocate (access required)

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A group of 23 former presidents of the Virginia Bar Association, as well as two civil liberties organizations, have come to the defense of two Virginia  judges accused of improper political activity. The former VBA presidents filed a friend of ...

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