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Pipeline Survey Notice to Landowners Was Inadequate (access required)

Atlantic Coast Pipeline failed to pro­vide adequate notice to Nelson County landowners to gain entry onto their land to conduct surveys for a proposed natural gas pipeline, says a Nelson County Circuit Court; the notice’s statement of entry “on or ...

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Client’s Legal Malpractice Claims Advances (access required)

A Loudoun County Circuit Court denies cross-motions for summary judgment filed by the parties in a suit alleging defendants committed legal malpractice in asserting a claim for the spousal elective share by filing a counterclaim against decedent’s estate in the ...

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No Fifth Amendment Claim from Admitting Sex Offense (access required)

A court-ordered treatment program’s re­quirement that defendant admit to a past sex offense for which he already had been convicted, as part of his treatment, does not violate defendant’s Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, the Court of Ap­peals holds. Defendant ...

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