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No standing to sue sheriff for immigration law enforcement (access required)

Plaintiff taxpayers lack standing to challenge to challenge the local sheriff’s cooperation agreement with the federal government to enforce federal immigration laws. Their complaint does no more than identify a policy with which they disagree and then asserts that any ...

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License plate database not ‘information system’ (access required)

License plate data retained in the Fairfax County Police Department’s Automated License Plate Recognition System is not an “information system” under the Government Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act. The record-keeping process does not “provide a means through which a ...

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Ex-wife had superior claim to insurance proceeds (access required)

Where the parties’ amended property settlement agreement required husband to maintain wife as a 50% beneficiary of a life insurance policy, wife’s claim to the insurance proceeds is governed by equity principles rather than substantive law. Wife’s equitable claim is ...

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Equitable title holder gets stock proceeds (access required)

Where an acquisition company purchased a construction company’s assets, the purchase included equitable title to stock that the construction company owned but for which no certificates were issued. Overview This is an interpleader action concerning the proceeds of stock certificates ...

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‘Revenge porn’ or evidence? Attorney-client privilege at issue in use of photo (access required)


The Supreme Court of Virginia has been asked to decide whether a divorcing wife violated the state’s “revenge porn” law when she let her lawyer use secretly recorded nude images to question her husband’s girlfriend about adultery. The case marks ...

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