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Lawyer wants Google to remove discipline action

A lawyer trying to force Google to remove out-of-date disciplinary information can’t simply serve an expunction order on the internet giant, according to a Texas court. Houston solo practitioner Calvin Jackson asked Google to remove records of a disciplinary action  Jackson ...

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ALPS keeps A- rating

The Virginia State Bar’s endorsed insurance carrier has retained its healthy assessment from insurance rating agency A.M. Best. ALPS Property & Casualty Insurance Company continues to hold an A- (Excellent) rating with a stable outlook, ALPS reported Wednesday. The news ...

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Portsmouth lawyer pleads to assault

A Portsmouth lawyer accused of inappropriately touching a female deputy has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor assault charge. Sterling H. Weaver Sr., 65, entered an Alford plea, which means he did not admit guilt but acknowledged the evidence was sufficient ...

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Senate confirms Lauck for federal bench

The U.S. Senate today unanimously confirmed U.S. Magistrate Judge M. Hannah Lauck as a judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. The vote was 90-0. Lauck was nominated by President Barack Obama in December and ...

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Police officer sues newspaper for defamation

A Culpeper police captain says he was portrayed as corrupt and dishonest in news articles published by the Culpeper Star Exponent. Christopher Settle has sued the paper and news reporter Allison Brophy Champion for defamation, demanding $1.35 million. The Culpeper ...

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