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Court revives borrower’s ‘face time’ claim

A mortgage company’s failure to get up close and personal with a defaulting borrower means she gets another chance to prove her breach of contract claim. On Sept. 1, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated summary judgment for ...

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VSB revokes lawyer after settlement money goes missing

A lawyer accused of converting a disabled student’s settlement money to the lawyer’s own use has been disbarred in an expedited Virginia State Bar proceeding and could face criminal charges. The VSB Disciplinary Board revoked the license of Darryl A. ...

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McAuliffe restores voting rights of more than 10K Virginians

(AP) Gov. Terry McAuliffe says his administration has restored the voting and civil rights of more than 10,000 Virginians with criminal records. The Democratic governor said Monday that more Virginians have had their rights restored under his watch than under ...

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Courts to close for bike race Sept. 25

Downtown Richmond is bracing for a cluster of bicycle races on Sept. 25. The consensus strategy for some government agencies appears to be to stay home that day. The Supreme Court of Virginia and the Court of Appeals of Virginia ...

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McDonnell to remain free for now, U.S. Supreme Court says

(AP) Former Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether to review his public corruption convictions, the justices ruled Monday. The court’s brief order overturned a lower court’s decision that would ...

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TV shooter twice settled employment lawsuits, court records show

The ex-news reporter who gunned down two former colleagues on live television last week had twice been paid to drop legal claims against employers, court records suggest. Although the amounts paid were not disclosed in court filings, records in both ...

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Court session shortened as Roush term nears end

The Supreme Court of Virginia will hear cases on just three days in its September session rather than four. The change was announced Friday without explanation, but the shortened session appears designed to avoid uncertainty about the status of new ...

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Howell leads ABA’s tax section

George C. Howell III, a partner in the Richmond and New York offices of Hunton & Williams, has begun a one-year term as chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Taxation. With a membership of 19,000 lawyers, the Section ...

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Talkin’ ‘bout a constitution

Citizens have a chance to learn a little more about the foundation of our nation in coming months with a series of education sessions on the U.S. Constitution in Hampton Roads. “Constitutional Conversations” is a non-partisan, community-based education project designed ...

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Fired reporter kills 2 former co-workers on live TV

MONETA (AP) He planned it all so carefully — a choreographed execution of two former colleagues, broadcast live to a horrified television audience, and also recorded by him and then shared worldwide across social media. Vester Lee Flanagan’s own video ...

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