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Police visit on ‘whim’ did not taint pot evidence

Does a “country boy” – with a home back in the woods behind a bunch of “no trespassing” signs – enjoy more privacy rights than a city dweller? Maybe so, but police can still come knocking – even on the ...

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Fletcher elected to post in journalism group

ANAHEIM, Calif.—Paul Fletcher, publisher and editor-in-chief of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has been elected national Secretary-Treasurer of the Society of Professional Journalists. SPJ, founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, is the largest and most broad-based journalism group in the country, ...

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Comment sought on unauthorized practice opinions

The Virginia State Bar’s standing committee on unauthorized practice of law is seeking public comments by Sept. 9 on two proposed UPL opinions. One opinion addresses a situation highlighted by a case this year in the Amherst County courts. A ...

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Court to hear tunnel tolls arguments (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has allotted an hour next month for lawyers to argue over whether a proposed public-private tunnel project would impose unconstitutional taxes or valid user fees. The $2.1-billion Midtown Tunnel project in Hampton Roads was blocked ...

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New bankruptcy judge takes office

Keith L. Phillips has taken the oath of office as the newest U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge for the Eastern District of Virginia. Phillips, a veteran Richmond bankruptcy lawyer, was appointed in April to take the bench seat vacated by the ...

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High court dodges cat fight (access required)

Henrico County zoning officials may not enforce a notice of violation issued to a woman who cared for feral cats near her home, the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled in an Aug. 23 unpublished order in Mills v. Board of ...

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SCV is on the road again (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia’s justices will be on the road this month, looking to add cases to their docket for upcoming court sessions that start again Sept. 9. Writ panels convene in Richmond Aug. 28 to hear 32 petitions ...

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