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Who to sue? Who’s doing the suing?

Today’s crop of 18 opinions from the Supreme Court of Virginia brings additional evidence that lawyers still struggle to follow the rules about proper parties in civil actions. In Johnson v. Hart, the beneficiary of a will was dissatisfied with ...

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Mims goes on high court

(AP Photo/Richmond Times Dispatch, Bob Brown) William C. Mims was formally invested today as the 100th person to serve as a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. “Just as they have all the other times I’ve appeared before the ...

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Writ granted in Gloucester appeal

Virginia Beach appellate specialist Steve Emmert won’t have to drive to Richmond tomorrow to make a 10-minute argument after all. He was notified this morning that the Supreme Court of Virginia has agreed to hear his appeal of sanctions awarded ...

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Administrative – Franchise Act – VW Passats & Beetles – Commerce Clause (access required)

As in its earlier decision in this dispute between Volkswagen of America and a local dealer over its supply of the most desirable vehicles from the dealer, the Supreme Court of Virginia concludes is not necessary to consider Volkswagen’s facial ...

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