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[Virginia] Law360's Weekly Verdict: Legal Lions & Lambs ($$)

another big week for the lions of the U.S. Supreme Court, where BigLaw teams took down a Texas abortion law and the corruption conviction of a former Virginia governor.
Law360
added Jul 1, 2016 19:56
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[Virginia] Saying 'it is time to move on,' McAuliffe questions need for second McDonnell trial

Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he sees little need for a second trial for former Gov. Bob McDonnell after this week's unanimous U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned McDonnell's bribery convictions.
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 29, 2016 20:10
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Virginia bans smoking in cars with children eight or younger

Under a new Virginia law that goes into effect his Friday, July 1, adults will have to put out their cigarettes when in a car with a child eight years old or younger. The law states that anyone in a car with a child eight years old or younger who holds a
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 29, 2016 20:08
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[Virginia] High Court Vacates Ex-Va. Gov.'s Corruption Conviction ($$)

the anti-smoking lobby has failed on one count – to sufficiently dent the fortunes of tobacco companies on the stock market. Despite the battering the UK stock market has taken since Friday’s Brexit announcement, shares in tobacco companies have risen. I
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:11
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[Virginia] High Court Reins In DOJ With Tightened Bribery Standard ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday drew a line in the sand for the U.S. Department of Justice in public corruption cases, with the unanimous court vacating the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and saying that mere politicking cannot support bribery c
Law360
added Jun 29, 2016 14:05
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Justices Unanimously Reverse Ex-Virginia Governor’s Public Corruption Conviction

. The court sent the case back to the trial judge to decide whether there was enough evidence that McDonnell’s conduct fell under the new definition of “official acts.” If so, the judge could order a new trial. If not, the charges will be dismissed.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:16
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[Virginia] Supreme Court's McDonnell Decision Gives Boost to White-Collar Defense Lawyers

White-collar defense lawyers cheered the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Monday reversing the corruption conviction of former Virginia Gov. Robert McDonnell, saying that the ruling gives them new leverage in their dealings with prosecutors.
Law.com
added Jun 27, 2016 22:13
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] N.J. woman headed to prison for bootlegging millions of dollars in cigarettes

A dual citizen of the United States and Jordan, Laila Alayat and a 39-year-old man purchased thousands of cartons of cigarettes from wholesale club stores in Virginia, taking advantage of the nation's second-lowest per carton tax, Roanoke.com said.
NJ.com
added Jun 17, 2016 21:05
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[Jordan, New Jersey, Virginia] Cigarette trafficking figure pleads guilty

A New Jersey woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a scheme that allegedly used shell businesses to purchase at least $9.5 million worth of Virginia cigarettes and transport them to New Jersey and other states for illegal resale. Laila Alayat, 37, faces up to
Richmond (VA) Times-Dispatch
added Jun 17, 2016 19:41
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[District of Columbia, Virginia] Hampton cigarette sting began unraveling after concern over steak dinners

While there, the group — attending a tobacco conference sponsored by cigarette-maker Philip Morris — went out for a steak dinner. When the check came, Cpl. Chris Lyon took the check and paid for it with a credit card, Covington testified in Hampton Circ
Newport News (VA) Daily Press
added Jun 11, 2016 14:52
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