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Sex-crime statutes under fire (access required)

A lawyer representing a 29-year-old man charged with having “carnal knowledge” of a minor contends that the law discriminates on the basis of age. The statute, Virginia Code Sect. 18.2-63, provides for different penalties for defendants of different ages. Defendants ...

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Snatched Employee Costs Manufacturer $412,000 (access required)

A Henrico County jury has hit a building-products manufacturer with a $412,000 verdict for hiring a new employee away from the company that sold the manufacturer’s products. The sales company had established a “prospective business relationship” with the prospective employee ...

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