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No basis for award of ‘equitable restitution’ (access required)

Although the divorce statute allows a court to make an award of spousal support or equitable distribution, the court found there is no authority under statute to make an award of “equitable restitution,” and it vacated the $150,000 “equitable restitution” ...

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Woman’s medical diagnoses did not render her incapacitated (access required)

Although a state employee had received diagnoses of Ramsay Hunt syndrome and Bell’s palsy, the administrative record supported the Virginia Retirement System’s finding that she was not incapacitated for the further performance of duty. Background In January 2012, Mickey L. ...

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Decision to terminate woman’s employment backed by law (access required)

In considering a woman’s challenge to her termination, the appellate court said the case required a de novo review of a hearing officer’s final decision. The hearing officer’s initial finding of retaliation was based solely on his faulty understanding of ...

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