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VSB offers a new map for the long road back

Disbarred Virginia lawyers may have a clearer path to a renewed law license under proposed changes to the rules for reinstatement. The Virginia State Bar is asking for comments on a rewrite of the reinstatement rules aimed at clarifying the ...

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Pass rate slips for 2014 bar exam

The overall success rate for the July 2014 Virginia bar exam plunged from the year before, from 75 percent to 68 percent, according to figures released by the Virginia Board of Bar Examiners. The VBBE chart is below. The pass ...

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Online job hunt works for comp claim

Two to three hours per week reviewing job leads on Monster.com and Indeed.com, with five weekly online applications were enough to win workers’ comp for a 63-year-old former bridal consultant who suffered a work-related foot injury. Margarete Moore worked as ...

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No police drones yet, AG says

Attorney General Mark Herring has closed the door on the suggestion that Virginia law might allow police to operate a single drone for law enforcement purposes under a 2013 moratorium. The moratorium bars use of an “unmanned aerial system,” and ...

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Judge Baskervill to retire

DINWIDDIE (AP) The retirement of Virginia 11th Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Pamela S. Baskervill at the end of the year will leave the circuit with one full-time judge. The General Assembly has not filled an existing vacancy in the circuit ...

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