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Legislators question court caseload numbers (access required)

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Some state senators on Feb. 9 sharply questioned the accuracy of figures used to decide which empty judgeships are filled in Virginia trial courts. As the Senate squelched a bid to fill two circuit court vacancies in Loudoun and Prince ...

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No job bias claim against foreign agency (access required)

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A U.S. citizen hired by a foreign government’s cultural agency did not have protection from alleged sexual harassment, despite references to U.S. employment laws in his job offer and the agency’s personnel guidelines, an Alexandria federal court has ruled. Foreign ...

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Liquidated damages for sub reversed (access required)

A federal contractor was not entitled to liquidated damages from a subcontractor it hired for grounds maintenance, the Supreme Court of Virginia said on Oct. 22. The contractor, Baistar Mechanical Inc., was hired by the federal government to care for ...

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