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Judge sues newspaper claiming defamation

One defamation trial could lead to another as a Richmond circuit judge is seeking $1.35 million against a newspaper that allegedly accused the judge of playing politics with lawyers. Judge Melvin Hughes filed suit last week against the publisher of ...

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Ad damnum, defamation cases settled while on appeal (access required)

Don’t look for rulings from the Supreme Court of Virginia in the Spear ad damnum case or the much-litigated defamation claim of a former Raytheon Technical Services Co. executive. Both have been settled under confidential terms, less than two weeks ...

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