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Loans: learn how to negotiate for mutual benefit (access required)

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Rapid growth. Disaster recovery. Op­erating considerations. Technology ex­penditures. Those are all reasons that you might need a loan in the business of law. Get­ting a loan involves some groundwork, but if you have a good working relation­ship with your bank, ...

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Dealing with bias in the jury selection process (access required)

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After decades of the nation­al Chamber of Commerce, big business and insurance industry propaganda against tort litiga­tion and plaintiffs’ trial attorneys, many jurors have been tainted to one extent or another with an­ti-tort bias. The challenge is that the person ...

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Court chides law prof for case comments (access required)

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A Norfolk federal judge has scolded a law professor working on a civil rights case pending in the court for his discussion of a legal issue in the case during a program for new judicial law clerks. U.S. Magistrate Judge ...

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Ex-employee wins $100K verdict against chiropractor (access required)

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A Roanoke County jury this month awarded $100,000 to a one-time office staffer who complained she was sexually assaulted by her chiropractor boss. The jury accepted the ex-employee’s version of events in a courtroom credibility contest with chiropractor Joshua D. ...

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