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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On July 18, a three-judge panel of the Richmond Circuit Court re-imposed a public admonition with terms on Richmond lawyer Horace F. Hunter for violating professional rules that govern communications concerning a lawyer’s services and advertising.  On Nov. 8, 2011, ...

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Obituary: John L. Melnick (access required)

John L. “Jack” Melnick, a lawyer and former member of the Virginia General Assembly best-known for sponsoring legislation that created a state fund to compensate victims of major crime, died Aug. 21 at an Arlington hospital. He was 78. The ...

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Court considers ‘good cause’ for courtroom cameras (access required)

A Charlottesville Circuit Court offered “mere speculation” to justify its decision to bar cameras from the courtroom when it sentenced George Huguely V to 23 years in prison for killing his former girlfriend, Charlottesville lawyer Gregory S. Duncan told the ...

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