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The Fine Print (access required)

“Elusive Innocence.” By Dean Tong. Huntington House Publishers. 278 pages. $15.99. The opening chapter of “Elusive Innocence” reads like a Kafka novel, but it is part of the real-life story of a man in Massachusetts named Dean Tong. Tong’s book ...

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Small Firm, Big Verdict (access required)

Two lawyers from a small Richmond firm last month won an $8.57 million verdict for a group of plaintiffs bilked by an elaborate Ponzi scheme conducted by leaders at their church. Small firms can’t afford to take big, complex cases, ...

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Trends 2002 (access required)

Now is the time to pick up the glass, peer through it, darkly, and determine the trends and issues to watch in the coming year. The glass on several points is a little darker this year than usual — for ...

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The Best Of 2001 (access required)

Few things in life are a lead-pipe cinch, but you can bet the farm, the house, the car and even all this year’s profits on this: Every single top-news list from 2001 will lead with a date — Sept. 11. ...

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Lawyers In The News – 11/26/2001 (access required)

James G. Harrison III has been named president and managing partner of the Richmond-based firm of Marks & Harrison. While continuing his practice, Har-rison will assume management of the firm’s expansion and operations. Founded in 1911, Marks & Harrison specializes ...

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Courts back use of pacts to arbitrate (access required)

Employees who claim a discriminatory discharge are finding fewer chances to go to court, as companies move to take advantage of recent cases forcing employees at all levels to arbitrate their job grievances. Two recent federal cases, one from the ...

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