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Ex-sheriff sentenced to 1 1/2 years

Former Page County Sheriff Danny Presgraves was handed a 19-month sentence for his guilty plea to racketeering this morning. According to the Northern Virginia Daily, Presgraves’ voice cracked as he apologized before U.S. District Judge Glen Conrad.  “I failed the ...

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Roanoke lawyers help Santa

Lawyers and others in the Roanoke legal community pitched in again this week to help make Christmas time special for kids who might otherwise go without. At the annual “Santa in the Square” party in downtown Roanoke, 35 lawyers and ...

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Smolla to be Furman president

Washington and Lee University Law School Dean Rodney A. Smolla has been a man on the move in recent years, and he doesn’t appear to be slowing down. He will be introduced tomorrow as the 11th president of Furman University ...

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Judge weighing defenses to VT claims

A circuit court judge appeared skeptical about the plaintiffs’ efforts to overcome sovereign immunity defenses for state officials in the Virginia Tech shooting cases. Franklin County Circuit Judge William Alexander heard arguments Monday on various defenses raised in two $10-million ...

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Judge weighing defenses to VT claims

A circuit court judge appeared skeptical about the plaintiffs’ efforts to overcome sovereign immunity defenses for state officials in the Virginia Tech shooting cases. Franklin County Circuit Judge William Alexander heard arguments Monday on various defenses raised in two $10-million ...

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VSGA recognizes Isaacs

The Virginia State Golf association has presented its annual Service to Golf award to Richmond lawyer Steve Isaacs, who has a solo practice in addition to being director of the character and fitness committee of the Virginia Board of Bar ...

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