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Melendez-Diaz case is cited in dismissal (access required)

The General Assembly and the Virginia Court of Appeals appear to be on the same page in their analysis of Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts. The intermediate appellate court cited Melendez-Diaz last week in reversing a drunken driving conviction but suggested that ...

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High court won’t take immunity case (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia won’t review a charitable immunity case from Prince William County. The parents of a mentally retarded 25-year-old son with cerebral palsy contended that employees of Didlake Inc. were negligent in breaking their son’s leg. Didlake ...

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Mathews reelected head of ABA Endowment (access required)

Richmond lawyer Roderick B. Mathews has been reelected president of the American Bar Endowment, a charitable affiliate of the American Bar Association. The endowment funds more that 200 law-related public service, education and research programs. Mathews has served as president ...

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