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Author Archives: Maura Mazurowski

Fairfax won’t use prosecutors in most misdemeanors (access required)

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Fairfax County prosecutors stopped being involved in many misdemeanor cases last month. The reason: The county’s newly implemented body-worn camera program for police officers. The body cams create a high volume of footage and an overwhelming caseload prevented prosecutors from ...

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The importance of a healthy routine

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Most of us can recall the routines our parents implemented in our childhood. When we were younger, we woke up at a specific time, did our homework right after school, ate dinner at a regular hour, had playtime, took a ...

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Leesburg attorney feeds community 7 days a week

Left: Peter Burnett, a Leesburg attorney and founder of the Ampersand Pantry project, sits with Gabriela Lamas, a George Mason University junior and lead volunteer with the project.

The coronavirus pandemic has cleared the schedules of law firms statewide. But for Leesburg attorney Peter Burnett, his days are busier than ever before. “We’re out here for our community seven days a week. We’re tired, real tired, but we’re ...

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How to exercise with a face mask

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As Virginia eases into Stage 3 and stay-at-home orders become less strict, many “non-essential” businesses have begun reopening their doors – including fitness studios and gyms. While it can be tempting to return to your local Life Time Fitness or ...

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Law firm tracks COVID-19 litigation nationwide (access required)

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Torsten Kracht, a litigation partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth, began to consider the impact COVID-19 would have on law long before the virus consumed the commonwealth. “When COVID-19 was spreading in Europe back in February, and it seemed apparent it ...

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Civil rights lawsuit filed against Fauquier deputies (access required)

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What started as a short husband-and-wife shouting match in the couple’s driveway has led to a civil rights lawsuit against a deputy sheriff who later arrested the pair. Within less than two minutes of the deputy’s arrival, the husband had ...

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