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Sweet Stakes: Video sweepstakes games draw attention of prosecutors, legislators (access required)

Virginia prosecutors are looking for guidance from both judges and legislators as they face a proliferation of video sweepstakes games that some claim are illegal under the state’s gambling laws. While game operators contend they are in a “safe harbor” ...

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Richmond federal court hears ‘Obamacare’ case (access required)

The pivot point for Virginia’s challenge to the federal health care reform package at the Oct. 18 hearing in Richmond federal court was the federal legislation’s “individual mandate,” which requires a person to buy insurance or pay a penalty. The ...

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AG: New cash proffer statute is retroactive

A new attorney general opinion may have set the stage for a court battle over whether Virginia localities can seek early payment of cash proffers from developers. Some fast-growing localities require builders to make cash payments in exchange for approval ...

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Clerks may record court proceedings (access required)

A new Attorney General opinion gives the green light for Virginia court clerks to make and sell recordings of court proceedings. It has been met with widely varying reactions in the legal community. Some clerks have embraced recording technology, finding ...

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