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What small firms need to know about e-discovery (access required)


Lawyers today must take great care to protect clients’ data and personal information. And when that data becomes part of a dispute, they also must be concerned about how to handle the process of procuring and disclosing electronic information relevant ...

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Psychological injuries compensable, even if statute has run (access required)


Employees who suffer psychological injuries on the job can receive workers’ compensation benefits in certain situations, even when the statute of limitations has run, according to a recent Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission ruling. However, workers may only receive the benefit ...

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Future tense (access required)


Lawyers may be slow to change and stress over technology, but the future of law practice demands data protection, a Virginia State Bar committee says. Running a law office of any size requires technological competence, the panel emphasized in a ...

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Federal judiciary defines what is ‘misconduct’ (access required)


The policy-making body of the federal judiciary has approved amendments to the judicial codes of conduct to state plainly what qualifies as “misconduct” and to make it easier for victims of sexual harassment or assault to come forward and report ...

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