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Will robots replace lawyers? (access required)

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Over the past year, there’s been a lot of talk about artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential, both negative and positive. Some tout an idyllic world where robots cater to the every want and need of humans. Others, like Elon ...

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Look for the helpers (access required)

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When I was a child, grownups were often telling me that I ought to be a lawyer when I grew up. Usually this career advice was given right after an exhausting argument over some injustice that I felt had been ...

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Plea deal negates court recording question (access required)


HENRICO — The question of whether a prosecutor can obtain a defense attorney’s recording of a preliminary hearing will remain unanswered for now, after both sides agreed to a plea deal. The issue arose after Marvin Banks, a witness in ...

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Lawyers elect Bar Council members (access required)


After contested elections in four of Virginia’s most populous jurisdictions, 13 new faces will join the Virginia State Bar Council next month. A total of 23 lawyers were elected to seats on the bar’s governing body in online elections that ...

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Divided 4th Circuit rejects UIM coverage (access required)


A federal appeals decision denying underinsured motorist coverage for a fatal truck accident has generated “alarm and concern” about the interpretation of millions of Virginia auto insurance policies, according to lawyers for the claimants. A divided panel of the 4th ...

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