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Ex-lawyer Conrad gets 11 years (access required)

Brushing aside pleas for leniency, U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton this month ordered an 11-year prison sentence for a former Woodbridge lawyer blamed for stealing more than $4 million from clients and others in a “broad criminal enterprise” over ...

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No “class action” for lottery lawsuit

Scott Hoover apparently will have to go it alone in his quest for reimbursement from the Virginia Lottery. Hoover is the Washington & Lee University professor who challenged the state lottery system on its advertised odds for certain scratch-off games.  ...

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A fight down on the farm (access required)

A family fight over the proposed breakup of a showplace cattle farm in Northern Virginia may be headed for the Supreme Court of Virginia. One family member argues that the courts should not force her to share the cost of ...

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