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U.S. condemns high-rise site for Norfolk courthouse addition – $13,401,741 Condemnation Verdict (access required)

The United States condemned 1.604 acres of land at the southwest corner of Granby Street and Brambleton Avenue in downtown Norfolk, and deposited $6,175,000 with the court as its estimate of just compensation. The land was partially improved with foundation, ...

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Fairfax loses one suit, wins another over harassment (access required)

A female former firefighter has won a $250,000 sexual harassment jury verdict against Fairfax County in Alexandria federal court. But a second lawsuit, before a different federal judge in Alexandria, has been dismissed on summary judgment. Both cases involved allegations ...

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The Battle of New Orleans circa 2011 (access required)

Three weeks ago, Jeffrey A. Breit sat down in New Orleans to take the deposition of Richard Lynch, the man in charge of all drilling operations for global energy giant British Petroleum. Late last month, Breit battled BP in New ...

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No defamation claim from draft legal complaint (access required)

A lawyer who said he was defamed by a draft legal complaint that described him as “an unethical lawyer and a racist” cannot sue for defamation, says a Fairfax Circuit Court. Claims made in a lawsuit generally are protected under ...

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