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Mims named AG

As expected, the General Assembly today elected former colleague William C. Mims attorney general. Mims served in the legislature from 1992 until former Attorney General Robert F. McDonnell named him his chief deputy in January 2006. McDonnell stepped down earlier ...

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Prof. Cannon selected for EPA post

President Obama has named University of Virginia law professor Jon Cannon to the No. 2 post at the Environmental Protection Agency. His position as deputy administrator of the EPA is subject to Senate approval, according to The Daily Progress. If ...

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ASL honored for community work

The Appalachian School of Law is on a presidential honor roll for community service. In 2008, ASL continued coaching “Lego Robotics” teams at the Mountain Mission School for underprivileged children.   ASL students took part in the Buchanan County Community ...

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Roanoke attorneys get high court win

The U.S. Supreme Court summarily overturned an embezzlement conviction for a client of Roanoke attorneys Tony Anderson and Melissa Friedman. Anderson and Friedman’s client, former Burruss Co. President John Jackson, was charged with embezzling from an employee pension fund when ...

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GMU mootsters take regional honors

George Mason University law students have won the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship in the National Rounds of the 2009 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, according to the school’s announcement. The moot team shut out the competition 7-0. ...

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