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DuPont v. Kolon Industries (access required)

Type of case: Trade secrets Court: U.S. District Court, Richmond Attorneys: Brian C. Riopelle and Rodney A. Satterwhite, Richmond; Michael J. Songer, Washington; et al. Summary: Chemical giant DuPont won the largest verdict ever in Virginia after an eight-week trial ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Dec. 16, a Virginia State Bar Third District – Section II Subcommittee issued a public reprimand with terms to Yvonne Cochran-Morton of Richmond for violating a professional rule that governs responsibilities regarding nonlawyer assistants. This discipline was an agreed ...

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ASL names new dean

The Appalachian School of Law has appointed LSU law Prof. Lucy McGough as its eighth dean. McGough will succeed Clinton Shinn who returns to teaching as of June 30. McGough has been on the Louisiana State faculty for more than ...

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