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Tag Archives: Civil Practice

Competitor denied bid to intervene in zoning dispute (access required)

Where a company alleged that Culpepper County wrongfully denied its application to build a new telecommunications tower, a competitor’s motion to intervene was denied because it failed to show a direct interest in the property or that its interests were ...

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Potential criminal prosecution will not be enjoined (access required)

Where the plaintiff moved to enjoin a possible criminal prosecution by the Augusta County Commonwealth Attorney for violating Virginia Code § 18.2-186.4, which makes it unlawful to publish a person’s name, photograph or home address when the publisher acted “with ...

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Change to summary judgment procedures discussed (access required)

The General Assembly’s 2019 expansion of summary judgment procedures to allow certain business litigants to use affidavits and depositions to support summary judgment motions does not require opposing parties to file responsive affidavits or contrary deposition testimony to support a ...

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