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Candidates bring commerce

While the candidates work for votes in Virginia, caravans of vendors follow the candidates, selling a vast array of campaign paraphernalia.  Dozens of vendors outside the Barack Obama rally in Roanoke today offered everything from stickers and buttons to “Obama ...

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VSB Council rejects malpractice proposal

The Virginia State Bar Council resoundingly rejected today a proposal for mandatory legal malpractice insurance by a 60-11 vote. Almost 92 percent of 17,393 state lawyers who represent clients drawn from the public already have such insurance, and only one ...

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EC opposes mandatory insurance

The Executive Committee of the Virginia State Bar voted unanimously this afternoon, with President Manual A. Capsalis abstaining, to recommend rejection of a proposal for mandatory legal malpractice insurance in the state.  Several members at first expressed reluctance to take ...

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1163 pass July 2008 Bar Exam

The Virginia Board of Bar Examiners has posted the results for the July 2008 Bar Exam this afternoon. Of the candidates who sat for the exam this past summer in Roanoke, 1163  (or 79.9 percent) received a passing score. About 100 ...

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