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Are you managing your time, or is it managing you? (access required)

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By Susan Letterman White BridgeTower Media Newswires Too many people have too many demands for their time. It may feel as if there is no longer the time to distinguish between important and urgent items on your massive “to-do” list ...

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Charlottesville is ahead of the curve on bail reform

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By Daniel Berti Capital News Service (AP) When someone is charged with a crime, prosecutors and judges want to make sure the defendant shows up for court. So they usually require the person to put up cash bail — money ...

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Bill closes ‘malpractice trap’ in contract actions (access required)

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Legislation approved by the General Assembly should close a little-noticed gap in the statutes that set out Virginia’s limitations periods for contract actions. The well-understood general rule for Virginia contract actions is that the deadline is five years for a ...

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Nominations open for 2019 ‘Hall of Fame’ honorees

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Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now taking nominations for the Virginia Lawyers Hall of Fame, our awards program designed to recognize some of Virginia’s most significant senior lawyers. The deadline for nominations is close of business on Friday, March 29, 2019. ...

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Judge kicks verdict over disputed scientific evidence (access required)

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After hearing arguments that prosecutors misled a jury about scientific evidence in a murder trial, a Richmond judge threw out the jury’s 2nd-degree murder verdict and ordered a new trial. Lawyers for James D. Henshaw said inaccurate test results on ...

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