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Sleepless lawyer loses disability bias case (access required)

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A lawyer who asked for an eight-hour work day as an accommodation for her insomnia has lost her disability bias case in federal court. Sleeping is recognized as a “major life activity,” the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, ...

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Disbarment raises questions about reciprocal discipline (access required)

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For the second time in a dozen years, a Virginia State Bar discipline panel has struggled with whether Virginia lawyers should be forced to defend their VSB privileges based on suspension or revocation by federal authorities. The issue of so-called ...

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