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Agency May Regulate Restaurant Floating Platform (access required)

The Virginia Marine Resources Commission is empowered to regulate the expansion of the Chincoteague Inn’s restaurant operations onto a floating platform secured alongside its building and situated partially over state-owned subaqueous bottomland; the Supreme Court of Virginia reverses the contrary ...

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Jury Query Claim Saved, Mistrial Claim Defaulted (access required)

In these consolidated cases, the Virginia Supreme Court says the statutory exception to the contemporaneous objection rule applies to allow appeal of a trial judge’s decision to respond to questions from the jury during deliberation on criminal charges without notifying ...

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Tortious Interference Claims Support Conspiracy Suit (access required)

A transmission shop owner suing for statutory business conspiracy can support that suit by alleging the “unlawful acts” of tortious interference with contract and with business expectancy, the Supreme Court of Virginia says in response to two certified questions, and ...

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