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All Fee Arrangements Would Be In Writing (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor All fee arrangements between an attorney and a client would have to be in writing, under draft revisions to the Code of Professional Responsibility. A special Virginia State Bar committee studying and revising the code ...

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State needs new song (access required)

The Virginia House of Delegates has voted to retire “Carry Me Back to Old Virginia” as the state song after decades of criticism over its references to “massa” and “darkey.” With no debate, the House voted 100-0 last Monday to ...

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Veggies are people, too (access required)

And finally, if you think our legislature does some goofy things, be glad you don’t live above the Potomac in the Free State: The Maryland Senate voted 32-7 on Feb. 13 to pass a measure meant to protect producers of ...

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UM coverage in spite of immunity (access required)

The Senate also has approved a House measure that would allow Virginia drivers to be covered under their uninsured motorist coverage if they are injured in an accident by someone immune from civil liability. Under current Virginia law, there is ...

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