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VSB will reconsider reciprocal discipline

Is a lawyer’s sanction imposed by a Maryland federal court worthy of recognition by the Virginia State Bar, so that the same disciplinary penalty can be imposed in Virginia without a new hearing on the facts? A VSB Disciplinary Board ...

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Norfolk prosecutor charged with DUI

Norfolk Commonwealth’s Attorney Greg Underwood was arrested Wednesday night and charged with driving under the influence, police reported Thursday. The arrest occurred in Norfolk, but Underwood was booked in Virginia Beach to avoid a conflict of interest in Norfolk, according ...

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Suit targeting medical article falls short

A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by birth injury victims to discredit a medical article blamed for weakening their medical malpractice cases. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit last week affirmed the dismissal of a ...

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State settles with drug company for $37M

Virginia boosted its recovery from a company accused of Medicaid fraud by passing up a multi-state settlement and – instead – suing the firm in a California federal court, according to the state attorney general’s office. Virginia refused to join ...

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Rule of Law comes to life in Henrico

Henrico County high school students this month received a close up look at how the Rule of Law applies to everyday situations. Virginia Supreme Court Justice Cleo E. Powell and other speakers addressed students at Godwin High School in an ...

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