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City’s legal bills subject to FOIA, even in heat of litigation (access required)

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Although a Virginia city claimed it had special concerns about releasing legal bills to a litigation opponent, the Supreme Court of Virginia found no reason to alter the usual standards for attorney-client and work product materials. In a Dec. 6 ...

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Legal malpractice claim revived (access required)

A bankruptcy attorney could face a legal malpractice suit over alleged breach of duty in a Chapter 7 case. Background Appellant Marc R. Labgold challenges the circuit court’s judgment dismissing his legal malpractice complaint against appellees Linda D. Regenhardt and ...

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Writ of habeas corpus dismissed (access required)

A man convicted of grand larceny failed to prove ineffective assistance of counsel and other errors that would warrant habeas relief. Background Mark Wright was indicted upon several charges including a charge of robbery in violation of Code § 18.2-58. ...

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