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VLW announces 2021 Hall of Fame honorees (access required)


Virginia Lawyers Weekly has announced the Class of 2021 for the “Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame.” The Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame honors Virginia lawyers age 60 and older. Criteria for inclusion in the Hall include career accomplishments, contributions to ...

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Judge rejects immunity for officers who locked up overdose patient (access required)

Officers that arrested and jailed a severely intoxicated man who later died of an overdose are not entitled to qualified immunity in a lawsuit alleging they should have sought medical help, a federal appeals court has ruled. The ruling by ...

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Judge rules negligent credentialing claim allowed (access required)

Hospital floor

A Chesapeake judge ruled last month that a hospital owes a duty to ensure the competence of professionals who are allowed to practice at the hospital. Chesapeake Circuit Judge Marjorie A. Taylor Arrington built her decision on a body of law from previous Virginia circuit court ...

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