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Off the hook: Contractual performance excused due to COVID (access required)

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As businesses have suffered and shuttered over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, countless contractual obligations have gone by the wayside. In ensuing litigation, many businesses have sought to escape or limit their liability for contractual nonperformance, citing various considerations ...

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Virginia law firms honored for food bank donations (access required)

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In 2020, the number of food insecure people in Virginia rose to nearly 1.2 million while food banks saw a dip in donations and volunteers, creating an unprecedented need for food assistance. This April, the legal community stepped up to ...

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Playing defense: Make sure your firm is prepared to fight back against hackers (access required)

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Hackers used malicious ransomware last month to shut down the oil pipeline that carries gasoline to the East Coast, causing long lines at gas stations lucky enough to have any gas to sell at all. The attack was unusual it the amount of ...

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Claims against church organizations proceed (access required)

Multiple civil claims against church organizations related to a sexual abuse case involving a Colonial Heights church have survived after a Chesterfield County Circuit Court judge overruled demurrers. Judge Frederick G. Rockwell III overruled demurrers brought forth by Immanuel Baptist ...

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