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Under the hood of data security (access required)

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What does the Supreme Court of Virginia want lawyers to be doing about technology and office data security? Look to the fine print of a new comment to a court rule for guidance. The court recently adopted amendments to the ...

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27 for ’16: This year’s Law Fellows

WILLIAMSBURG-The Virginia Law Foundation inducted its 2016 Class of Fellows Jan. 21 at a dinner ceremony held during the Virginia Bar Association winter meeting. The foundation recognizes a group of Virginia lawyers, law professors and retired judges for their legal ...

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Putting the press above it all

When and where did a pair of binoculars become standard equipment for a political journalist? This month, at the Virginia Capitol. The Virginia General Assembly, the world’s oldest deliberative body, convened for its 2016 session on Jan. 13, and reporters ...

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Pushing the hot buttons

The 2016 Virginia General Assembly will open in a week, on Jan. 13. Last year’s session was orderly and business-like. Looks like the legislature will make up for it this time around. For starters, the Republicans in the Assembly apparently ...

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ABOTA is back. The Virginia chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates has enjoyed a renaissance during the past year under President Irv Cantor. Cantor rushed eight new members for the group, which has about 50 lawyers in the ...

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A tri-cornered hat-tip

Here’s a shout-out to one of the sometimes-overlooked greats from the early days of this country – George Mason of Fairfax County. Today, Dec. 11, is his birthday. That would be 290 candles if he was still around. Mason has ...

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Headline of the Day

Journalist Jim Romenesko, whose jimromenesko.com was the go-to site for journalism news, trade gossip and industry insight, may have retired, but he still tweets and posts every now and then. Romenesko long has been a source for prime Headline of ...

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Bills on the Hill

Thanksgiving. Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. New Year’s Eve. All great holidays and cause for celebration. But the party really gets going in mid-January when the General Assembly returns to Richmond for the 2016 session. Already delegates and senators are lining ...

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Number 5 for Sands

Richmond lawyer Randy Wimbish became president of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys last month at the group’s annual meeting in Williamsburg. With Wimbish at the helm of the defense bar, his firm, Sands Anderson, now shares bragging rights for ...

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