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VW seeks trial delay over lawyer’s comments (access required)

Volkswagen says bad publicity fomented by a Virginia lawyer justifies a six-month “cooling off period” before it faces trial in Fairfax County over dirty diesel emissions. The company wants to postpone a trial scheduled to start this month. The automaker’s U.S. arm says lawyer Michael J. Melkerson of New Market deliberately tried to taint the jury ...