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Licenses suspended for unpaid fees to be reinstated (access required)


Lawyers can expect questions from clients and former clients about the legislation – effective July 1 – that ends driver’s license suspensions based on unpaid court debt. The change affects more than 500,000 drivers. The state budget passed by the ...

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Colonial Downer (access required)


Allowing a young visitor to Colonial Williamsburg to eat his homemade meal with classmates in a historic tavern might be a necessary accommodation to his special dietary needs, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last ...

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Three ways to improve practice group meetings (access required)

Mediation Meeting Agreement Success FEA

By Matt Prinn BridgeTower Media Newswires Most law firms, big or small, realize that it makes sense for lawyers who practice in the same area to meet, typically by phone or video conference, every month or quarter. These meetings can ...

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Veteran prosecutors face challengers bent on reform (access required)


FAIRFAX (AP) For decades they’ve been fixtures in Northern Virginia courthouses: longtime prosecutors who made their names and earned public trust with successful convictions of serial killers and snipers. Now, though, a national reform movement emphasizing the rights of defendants ...

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