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New group addresses decline in court reporters (access required)


The court reporter industry is experiencing a stenographer shortage nationwide, with a gap of more than 11,000 predicted by 2023, according to a recent study. A new national organization launched last month hopes to aid the industry with this decline. ...

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‘Influential Women of Law’ noms sought


Virginia Lawyers Weekly is now accepting nominations for our Class of 2020 in our “Influential Women of Law” awards. This program honors accomplished and high-achieving women who have improved the legal profession in the Old Dominion and left their individual ...

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Judge backs doctor in bid to keep mental records private (access required)


A Fairfax County judge has sided with a clinical psychologist who declined to turn over a teen’s mental health records in response to a subpoena in the parents’ divorce case. The psychologist said disclosure before a custody hearing could cause ...

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Medical Society’s new president preps for Assembly session (access required)


The Medical Society of Virginia will focus on Medicaid expansion and the elimination of “surprise billing” during the 2020 General Assembly session, according to the group’s new president. Clifford L. Deal III, chief of surgery at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, was ...

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Pirate ship copyright dispute sails before Supreme Court (access required)


By Correy Stephenson BridgeTower Media Newswires A sunken pirate ship off the coast of North Carolina that triggered a copyright dispute with implications for state sovereign immunity will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1996, the Queen Anne’s ...

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