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Sovereign Immunity Asserted in Maritime Case (access required)

A Norfolk police officer who was test-driving a repaired police boat when it capsized and allegedly injured two employees of the repair company may assert a state sovereign immunity de­fense in plaintiff employees’ maritime personal injury suit filed in state ...

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Trial Needed for Ambiguous Contract (access required)

In this dispute between two conserva­tion groups who entered into an agree­ment in 1989 for the purpose of preserv­ing the Big House Mountain and Little House Mountain properties (House Mountain Property) located in Rock­bridge County, Va., and whether the agreement ...

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Delay Doomed Mandatory- Minimum Avoidance (access required)

A defendant seeking to avoid a man­datory minimum sentence for cocaine distribution, third or subsequent of­fense, under Va. Code § 18.2-248(C) must comply with the statute’s re­quirement of truthfully providing to the commonwealth all information and evidence concerning the offense ...

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