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Power outage affected courts Friday afternoon

A power outage in downtown Richmond Friday knocked the Supreme Court’s computer servers offline for about five hours, affecting courts across the state. Some court clerk’s offices closed early when state-supported computer systems went down, while others were essentially unaffected. ...

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Law firm settles malpractice lawsuit

A Richmond law firm has settled a claim that its lawyers overlooked a commercial contract loophole that cost a client $2.35 million. The terms of the settlement involving Christian & Barton LLP were not disclosed in court filings, and attorneys ...

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Life sentence urged in peanut salmonella case

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Federal court officers have recommended a sentence of life in prison for a peanut company executive convicted of selling salmonella-tainted food, a move that attorneys on both sides called “unprecedented” for a food-poisoning case. The potential life ...

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