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State Employee Wins Appeal, Gets Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A former state corrections official who won her state grievance after she was involuntarily demoted wins her appeal in the Virginia Supreme Court after the Department of Corrections attempted to comply with the hearing officer’s order of reinstatement by transferring ...

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Med-mal claim against radiology group reinstated (access required)

A divided Supreme Court of Virginia has held that six MRIs performed by a radiology group over three years amounted to continuous treatment of a woman who suffered from numbness and pain on the right side of her face. Because ...

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Family law group’s bills are advancing (access required)

Three bills backed by the Virginia Family Law Coalition, including one that would overturn a Supreme Court decision from last April, are working their way through the General Assembly with little opposition. The Supreme Court opinion, Gilliam v. McGrady (VLW ...

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Court clears the way for deferred judgment (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia appeared to clear the way Thursday for judges to defer judgment in criminal cases and enter a finding of not guilty even when they find the law and facts sufficient for a finding of guilt. ...

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Criminal – Grand Larceny From Person – Struggle – Cash-Drawer Currency (access required)

There was sufficient evidence to convict defendant of robbery for grabbing cash from a convenience store cash register, after struggling with the cashier, but the Supreme Court of Virginia applies the “ends of justice” exception to reverse defendant’s conviction of ...

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