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Forensic science system faulted

The nation’s forensic science system is badly fragmented and results in testimony that some types of evidence are reliable when there is no scientific evidence that they are, according to a report from a special committee of the National Research ...

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Mental health funds coming from settlements

Attorney General Bob McDonnell is announcing $1 million for mental health services to come from settlements with two pharmacy benefits management companies. The grant will help the Virginia Health Care Foundation and other health organizations establish or expand the availability ...

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Regent moot team repeats at W&M

The Regent University law school moot court team took top honors for the second year in a row at the William B. Spong National Moot Court Tournament at William & Mary.  Regent’s team consisted of 2L students Chuck Slemp and ...

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Sex offender treatment center raises questions

High staff turnover and questions about the mission are issues for the new Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation. The maximum-security facility, located in rural Nottoway County, holds those deemed by courts to be “sexually violent predators” indefinitely for treatment after ...

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