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Santoro named bankruptcy judge

Frank J. Santoro has been named a bankruptcy judge for the Eastern District of Virginia in Norfolk, to replace David H. Adams who will retire Jan. 2, 2008, upon the completion of his term of appointment. Santoro (right) is expected ...

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Woman, girl sue Beach hotel over bedbugs

A woman and her daughter, visiting Virginia Beach from the Midwest, claim they were attacked by bedbugs at the Rodeway Inn, a hotel on Atlantic Avenue. The Virginian-Pilot reports that the pair have filed a lawsuit, seeking more than $400,000 ...

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McDonnell takes issue with ABA

Yesterday, the American Bar Association renewed its call for a nationwide moratorium on use of the death penalty; the group issued a report based on several states’ experience, calling the system “deeply flawed.” Virginia was not one of the states ...

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Oliver Hill’s Legacy: The next 100 years

When civil rights giant Oliver W. Hill died Aug. 5 at age 100, the Richmond chapter of the Old Dominion Bar Association already was looking forward to the “Next Hundred Years.” For several years, the Richmond chapter’s flagship program has ...

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