"The world abounds with laws, and teems with crimes," a statement made in 1775, applies with equal force today. No one escapes the specter of crime. An Arlington, Virginia woman, assaulted in her apartment, knows the toll crime takes. So does a woman falling victim to an attacker in a dark Norfolk, Virginia parking lot.
A Landlord's Duty to Protect Against Criminal Act On Premises: A Proposal for Virginia,
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