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Federal appeals court hears first healthcare law cases (access required)

The legal battle over the federal health care act has made it to the next level. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments May 10 in the first two cases to advance from the trial court level to ...

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Hall: AG should quit Tech shootings case (access required)

The lawyer for the families suing Virginia Tech over the April 16 shootings says Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli should step aside from representing the school because of his public comments about the lawsuits. Accusing Cuccinelli of jeopardizing a fair ...

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AG would get new powers to look at nursing home abuse (access required)

A bill sailing through the General Assembly would expand the attorney general’s power to investigate nursing home abuse and neglect, even in cases where the patient does not receive government assistance. Currently under Virginia law, state investigators can subpoena only ...

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Democratic senators attempt to limit civil investigative demands (access required)

Two Democratic senators are offering bills that would restrain Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s civil inquest into climate change research at the University of Virginia. State Sens. A. Donald McEachin of Henrico and J. Chapman Petersen of Fairfax County said Tuesday ...

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