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Court To Hear Arguments In VT Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Court To Hear Arguments In VT Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The Virginia Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in the wrongful death suit brought by the parents of two Virginia Tech students killed during the 2007 campus massacre. According to the docket posted this week, the full court is scheduled to hear arguments from attorneys for the state and the parents of the late Julia Pryde (pictured) and Erin Peterson on September 12th.  The Roanoke Times reports that both sides have filed appeals. The state is appealing the March 2012 negligence verdict from Montgomery County Circuit Court. Attorneys for the Pryde and Peterson parents are asking the court to reinstate outgoing Virginia Tech President Charles Steger as a defendant.