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Databases aid expert witness research (access required)

Companies are competing for litigators’ dollars with new products aimed at helping them find the lowdown on expert witnesses. Last year, LexisNexis acquired IDEX, a database of more than 1 million records on more than 200,000 legal experts. And in ...

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High court censures Taylor (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has censured Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Judge Ramona D. Taylor for thwarting the effort of a juvenile defendant to appeal her denial of bond. Taylor contended that she did so on the ...

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Ex-judge Tripp’s license revoked (access required)

The revocation of the law license of former Norfolk Circuit Judge Alfred M. Tripp provides insight into his sudden and unexplained departure from the bench. His exit appears to have been based, at least in part, on the provision of ...

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Watch where you walk when in Danville (access required)

A new report says the Danville metropolitan area is the riskiest in Virginia for pedestrians. The report ranks the Richmond metropolitan area as the second-riskiest, followed by Roanoke, the Washington-Arlington-Alexandria region, the Bristol-Kingsport, Tenn. region, Hampton Roads, Lynchburg, the Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford ...

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