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Business (access required)

It’s a chilling scenario: You’ve got a big case. The other side makes a settlement offer by e-mail. You forward it on to your client, with a recommendation of how to proceed. She forwards it to her business associates; they ...

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Judges Under Scrutiny (access required)

A special Supreme Court of Virginia task force is preparing to recommend that the court conduct a pilot project to test a judicial performance evaluation system. If the pilot finds the system feasible, it could lead to the establishment of ...

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Chesterfield judge sues clerk for libel (access required)

A Chesterfield County circuit judge has filed a $5.35 million libel suit against the county’s circuit court clerk, alleging that her efforts to prevent his reelection by the 2001 General Assembly defamed him. Judge Timothy J. Hauler claims that letters ...

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