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Man wins $125K using racial animus statute (access required)

A Richmond jury has awarded $125,000 to a security guard claiming that a man who used a racial epithet then threatened to shoot him. His lawyer, Christopher L. Anderson of Richmond, used a little-known Virginia statute that provides a cause of action for threats of violence motivated by racial, religious or ethnic animosity. A Verdicts & Settlement ...

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