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Waving the white flag: County drops fraud case against investment firm (access required)


A lawsuit born of conflict over an ambitious school construction project in a once-rural county with growing pains has been resolved without any money changing hands. Faced with allegations of unethical pleading, Fluvanna County officials agreed to drop their fraud ...

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Bar still seeks comment on tech-awareness rules (access required)

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The Virginia State Bar Standing Committee on Legal Ethics hopes to spark more dialogue on proposed rules changes requiring lawyers to have some level of familiarity with modern technology as it affects their law practices. Because only six lawyers commented ...

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Family fight: Seven suits in three different courts (access required)


Siblings who traded accusations over use of their mother’s money have spent thousands on legal fees, and the legal wrangling is still not over. A son is fighting with two sisters, both sides claiming the other breached duties under a ...

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Crime commission sets priorities for DNA testing notice (access required)

DNA Testing

Persons in Virginia prisons, with case files that contain sperm evidence for DNA testing, should be at the top of the list for notice under the commonwealth’s testing program for decades-old cases, the Virginia Crime Commission said on Sept. 23. ...

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