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Best of 2006 – Top Cases (access required)

FEDERAL COURTS One of the top stories in federal courts covered by Virginia Lawyers Weekly has been the unfolding effect of U.S. v. Booker on criminal sentences. Under Booker, guidelines set by the U.S. Sentencing Commission are no longer mandatory, ...

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The Best of 2006 – Top News (access required)

In many ways, 2006 was a year of meetings and heavy thinking. Commissions, committees, task forces and study groups considered the long-term future of the judicial system, proposed formal Rules of Evidence, pondered revisions to appellate rules, took on all ...

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Quick office ?health' checks (access required)

There’s just not enough time in a day. Where did the years go? How did I get to this age so fast? Got to get to that backburner client matter tomorrow! If you’re like me, these types of thoughts pop ...

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Holiday parties: A cautionary tale (access required)

Holiday parties are annual events at most companies. They come in all shapes and sizes – from small lunches to full-blown catered events at the local country club. Whether your company’s holiday party is large or small, a landmark case ...

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A primer on holiday office parties (access required)

t’s 11 p.m. and everybody’s favorite receptionist – bourbon in hand – is perched on the grand piano, sporting a red-tasseled lampshade and belting her 37th chorus of “Jingle Bells.” It’s a scene less common than it once was. The ...

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HOW TO ? furnish your office (access required)

Choosing office furniture can be a daunting task. It’s a considerable expense, and your choices will affect employees’ daily lives for many years to come. And chances are, like many others charged with this responsibility, you’re not exactly an expert ...

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