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ASL honored for community work

The Appalachian School of Law is on a presidential honor roll for community service. In 2008, ASL continued coaching “Lego Robotics” teams at the Mountain Mission School for underprivileged children.   ASL students took part in the Buchanan County Community ...

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Roanoke attorneys get high court win

The U.S. Supreme Court summarily overturned an embezzlement conviction for a client of Roanoke attorneys Tony Anderson and Melissa Friedman. Anderson and Friedman’s client, former Burruss Co. President John Jackson, was charged with embezzling from an employee pension fund when ...

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GMU mootsters take regional honors

George Mason University law students have won the U.S. Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship in the National Rounds of the 2009 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, according to the school’s announcement. The moot team shut out the competition 7-0. ...

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U.Va. rejects changes to honor code

The vote was 2-to-1 against an overhaul of U.Va.’s single sanction honor system. The proposal had needed at least 60 percent of the student body voting in its favor to pass, but 70 percent of students who voted on the ...

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Battle over art money will go to trial

A Lynchburg circuit judge has ordered a trial to determine who gets a $500,000 bond posted by opponents of a college art sale. The issue is whether Randolph College was damaged by an injunction that delayed the sale, reportsThe News ...

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