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The consequences of legislative gridlock

Thanks to politics and posturing in the General Assembly, three judgeships in Hampton were left unfilled when the legislature last left Richmond, leaving the locals to clean up the mess. Lawyers and judges in Hampton have been muddling through, but ...

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Oliver Hill’s FBI files posted

We don’t know why, exactly, but WTVR has posted the FBI file on the late civil rights lawyer Oliver Hill. There are seven parts. Viewed from present-day perspective, unsurprisingly, the documents say more about the agency than the subject of ...

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Keister Greer dead at 86

From the Roanoke Times comes word of the passing of former Rocky Mount lawyer Keister Greer. From a 1999 news release on the re-appointment of Mr. Greer to the U.Va. Board of Visitors: “T. Keister Greer has been a member ...

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Just who is GINA?

GINA actually isn’t a who, it’s a what. As in the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a new law signed by President Bush yesterday. As discrimination laws go, it’s a first: it’s an anticipatory law that forbids something before it starts ...

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