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News in Brief for 12/18/95 (access required)

Clinton nominates Jones for federal bench President Clinton last week nominated Bristol lawyer James P. Jones to serve as a U.S. District judge in Virginia’s Western District. Jones, who was recommended by Sen. Charles S. Robb in August, would succeed ...

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Tip: Setting the Ad Damnum (access required)

Plaintiffs, be careful what you ask for… Personal-injury lawyers dream about million-dollar verdicts, but a high verdict can be a malpractice liability — or at least an embarrassment — if the attorney initially sued for less. After all, a plaintiff ...

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