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Tony Pham: The only lawyer in Virginia running a jail (access required)


Tony Pham is not afraid to walk the back of a jail. After years spent working as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney in Richmond, as a public safety attorney representing Richmond’s police force and as an in-house attorney in the Richmond ...

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Money management is a marathon, not a sprint (access required)


By Steve Reynolds BridgeTower Media Newswires As we pass the halfway point of 2018, the stock market has experienced more volatility than we saw for all of 2017. Stock market valuations continue to trade near all-time highs, and volatility, as ...

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The argument over bail (access required)


As momentum grows to curtail the use of cash bonds for accused criminal defendants, some prosecutors and bail bond purveyors are pushing back. A national discussion is underway as lawyers, prosecutors and judges challenge the assumption that the best way ...

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Bar moves to revamp lawyer referral (access required)


Lawyers who participate in the Virginia State Bar’s lawyer referral service will have to pay the bar 15 percent of their fees for referred cases under a proposed new program. The recommended revamp of the bar’s 40-year-old referral system is ...

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A sanctuary in Richmond (access required)


On June 20, the First Unitarian Universalist Church in Richmond opened their door to provide sanctuary to Abbie Arevalo-Herrera, an immigrant who came to America from Honduras to escape domestic violence in 2013. Arevalo-Herrera, a mother of three, is currently ...

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