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At long last an evidence code? (access required)

STAUNTON—Signals from the Supreme Court of Virginia indicate that a two-decade effort to establish official rules of evidence for Virginia courts may be nearing fruition, according to a lawyer who has advanced the cause since the mid-1980s. John M. Oakey ...

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Obituaries (access required)

Andrew Jackson “Jack” Ellis Jr. Andrew Jackson “Jack” Ellis Jr., a retired partner of the Richmond firm of Mays & Valentine who held several positions in Hanover County, died Oct. 11 at Broomfield, his farm in Beaverdam. He was 78. ...

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Lawyers in the News (access required)

Janie L. Rhodes has joined the Alexandria office of MercerTrigiani, where she will focus her practice on representing common interest communities and real estate developers in transactions and developments. Rhodes was previously an associate with Reed Smith LLP. She earned ...

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McDonnell: Count federal absentee ballots (access required)

Virginia’s attorney general told state election officials last week that they must count perhaps hundreds of federal absentee ballots despite a state law ordering some of them to be cast aside. A dispute arose last week after Fairfax County’s registrar ...

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