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Back in business: Jury trials resume in state, federal courts (access required)

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With elaborate preparations, Virginia courts are holding jury trials again, even in the midst of the pandemic. Henrico County was first, holding jury selection in a two-day drug case on Sept. 15. But Stafford County and the U.S. District Court ...

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Fairfax cruelty prosecutions questioned (access required)

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A Fairfax lawyer is questioning a promise by Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano to continue prosecuting animal cruelty cases. On Aug. 19, WDVM-TV reported that the Fairfax commonwealth’s attorney’s office was no longer prosecuting animal misdemeanor charges and was cutting the ...

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Legal Food Frenzy continues through COVID-19 for month-long event (access required)

Attorney General Mark Herring (center) congratulates last year’s statewide winner, Sumner Immigration Law in Richmond, at an awards ceremony

There are just a couple of days left to participate in the Virginia Bar Association’s Legal Food Frenzy event. The event, now in its 14th year, is an annual competition amongst legal professionals, law offices, courts and/or law schools to ...

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Bankruptcy attorneys could lose e-filing privileges (access required)

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Bankruptcy lawyers who practice in the Eastern District of Virginia could lose their ability to e-file if they fail to register with the bar of the U.S. District Court. This decision follows new protocols by the Eastern District Bankruptcy Court ...

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