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Legislators, others honored by prosecutors

Two retiring delegates were among legislators and lawyers honored as “Champions of Justice” by the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys at their annual meeting in Virginia Beach this month. Del. Lacey Putney, I-Bedford, was recognized for his long service as ...

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A strike-out…after one pitch

You read the headline right. A baseball player struck out after only one pitch. Well, he had a little help from the umpire… Here’s what happened in a Double A game down in Texas. The Midland RockHounds were playing the ...

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MRWBA elects new officers and board

The Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association has elected new officers and the 2013-2014 Board of Directors. Colleen M. Quinn is the new president. She is a principal in the law firm of Locke Partin DeBoer & Quinn and is director ...

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Dog days here again

As part of our annual public-service update on dog law, we offer a tale with a tip for dog owners. When it comes to picking a name for your pooch, think ahead. If you ever have to defend a dog-bite ...

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Boston is …. Dunkin’ Proud?

It was a novel argument. We’ve heard of Boston Strong and Boston Proud. Now there’s evidence that Boston is “Dunkin’ proud” – so proud to host the Dunkin’ Donuts brand that it’s the best place for Dunkin’ to defend a ...

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Lawyers clash over police checkpoint

A controversial Charlottesville area police checkpoint has sparked a dispute between the local prosecutor and a crusader against overzealous law enforcement. Albemarle County supervisors are caught in the middle as civil rights advocate John W. Whitehead and county Commonwealth’s Attorney ...

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