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VSB Disciplinary Action (access required)

On Aug. 28, the Virginia State Bar Tenth District Committee imposed a public reprimand on Grundy lawyer Paul M. Childers for violating professional rules that govern competence, scope of representation, declining or terminating representation, and bar admission and disciplinary matters. ...

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Lawyer raps VTLA over payee notice (access required)

Dear Editor: I am disappointed that the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association objects to a proposed “payee notification” statute (“Payee-notice plans need more work, VTLA says,” Sept. 21). No rational consumer would think that having an insurance company mail them a ...

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Justice Ginsburg hospitalized

The U.S. Supreme Court reports Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was taken to a hospital Thursday evening after becoming ill at her chambers. Details, and the text of the court’s news release, are available at a Washington Post blog . Posted ...

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Lawsuit filed to block Walmart

Preservationists have gone to court to try to halt construction of a Walmart near a Virginia Civil War battlefield. The suit contends the Orange County Board of Supervisors “brushed aside” mounting concerns about the negative impact the store would have ...

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Justice Thomas at W&L

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas opens a conference on Abraham Lincoln with a speech tomorrow night at Washington & Lee University. The conference, Lincoln for the Ages: Lessons for the 21st century, will be conducted at Washington and Lee ...

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