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No money back: Judge rebuffs bid to recover wages (access required)

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A Fairfax County judge has refused to allow a business to claw back past salary and bonuses it paid to an allegedly dishonest former employee.  The employer’s proposed remedy is a “fantasy” under Virginia law, said Judge David A. Oblon. ...

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Juror’s use of Twitter doesn’t equal impropriety (access required)

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A former justice of the West Virginia Supreme Court, convicted on 11 criminal counts in a week-long trial, challenged his convictions and sought an evidentiary hearing claiming one of the jurors improperly checked her Twitter account during the trial.  But ...

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Assembly taps 31 for judgeships in trial courts  (access required)

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The General Assembly approved a new term for one sitting judge and elected 30 others to Virginia trial court benches Feb. 23. But the legislators denied a third term to Chesterfield County General District Judge Pamela O’Berry and also rejected ...

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Carrier’s attempt to dump coverage nixed (access required)

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An insurance company’s attempt to deny coverage for an insured doctor and medical practice has failed in Richmond federal court.  The carrier sought a declaratory judgment letting it off the hook, based on an allegation that the doctor altered medical ...

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House: More applications for appeals court needed (access required)

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After hearing criticism of a field of candidates endorsed by the Virginia State Bar for new seats on an expanded Court of Appeals, House of Delegates leaders determined to reopen the application and evaluation process. The legislators said the evaluations ...

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