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Monthly Archives: October 2007

Congrats to the New Lawyers! (access required)

A hearty “Cheers!” to the 1,081 successful candidates who took the Virginia Bar Examination. The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners reported that some 1,502 people sat for this July’s exam in Roanoke. Do the math and you’ll find a pass ...

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Panel seeks input on counterclaim change (access required)

A Supreme Court advisory committee is seeking comment on whether the court should adopt a compulsory counterclaim rule. Historically, Virginia has treated all counterclaims as “permissive,” so that a defendant has had no obligation to plead counterclaims, even if the ...

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Oliver Hill’s Legacy: The next 100 years

When civil rights giant Oliver W. Hill died Aug. 5 at age 100, the Richmond chapter of the Old Dominion Bar Association already was looking forward to the “Next Hundred Years.” For several years, the Richmond chapter’s flagship program has ...

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