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Dissociative identity disorder in Fairfax

The Fairfax Bar Association’s convention last week at The Tides Inn in Irvington provided an opportunity for banter and good humor not always present when one of the county’s 15 circuit judges is in earshot. At least one was in ...

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Dissociative identity disorder in Fairfax

The Fairfax Bar Association’s convention last week at The Tides Inn in Irvington provided an opportunity for banter and good humor not always present when one of the county’s 15 circuit judges is in earshot. At least one was in ...

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State hopes to undo default judgment

Virginia state lawyers have asked a New York judge to vacate his default judgment against the commonwealth and James Madison University in a lawsuit over JMU’s hiring of a new head basketball coach. New York’s Marist College sued former coach ...

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BoA foreclosures on hold nationwide

Bank of America has suspended foreclosure sales nationwide pending a review of foreclosure documents in all 50 states, an action that may be triggering foreclosure holds with other institutions. Spokesman Richard G. Simon with the Charlotte-based bank on Friday told ...

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LEO addresses plea deal restriction

A prosecutor cannot offer a plea agreement to a defense attorney that makes not disclosing the identity of a witness to the defendant a condition of the deal, according to the Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics. The ...

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ABA to celebrate National Mediation Month in Richmond

October is National Mediation Month, and the ABA Section of Dispute Resolution is hosting a reception in celebration. The free event will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at the University of Richmond law school from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

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Town’s last police officer resigns

It may be a good time to live outside the law in Brookneal. The last remaining police officer in the Campbell County town has quit the force, reports The News & Advance. Officer Scott Earhart put in his resignation on ...

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Bill would give whistleblower protection for state workers

Del. Bill Janis, R-Glen Allen, wants to undo a Virginia Supreme Court decision barring state and local government workers from some protections of the state whistleblower law. Janis has prefiled legislation for the 2011 General Assembly to provide relief for ...

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Two more seek Supreme Court seat

Robert J. Humphreys, a member of the Virginia Court of Appeals, and Glen A. Huff, a former law partner of Gov. Robert F. McDonnell, have asked to be considered for the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will ...

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