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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Richmond baseball whiffs again

It hasn’t been easy being a baseball fan in the Holy City on the James during the past year or so. First the Triple-A Richmond Braves left town, after about 40 years here. Then there was the back and forth ...

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Web site demands client payment

Ever want to buy a billboard to dun a deadbeat client? A French law firm tried a similar approach to collecting a legal fee. It registered the purported client’s personal name as a domain name and dunned him for the ...

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Keenan hearing to be Webcast

You can watch Virginia Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan’s appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee at 4 p.m. Wednesday on the committee’s Web site. Just go to judiciary.senate.gov and click on the Nominations link on its home page. That ...

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Eight up for seat on high court (access required)

Eight candidates have told the Virginia State Bar that they want to be considered for an endorsement for the vacancy that might be created by the appointment of Supreme Court Justice Barbara Milano Keenan to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court ...

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Liability for acts post-work at issue (access required)

Is a restaurant manager trainee acting in the scope of his employment if he accidentally starts a fire in his motel room while on an out-of-town training trip? A federal judge suggested both the facts and the law were in ...

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Justice O’Connor visits Richmond

Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor was in Richmond Sunday, at a reception held by the Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association. The MRWBA is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year and the group was able to get O’Connor ...

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For some, bar success brings ‘fitness’ hearing (access required)

The exhilaration of a dozen or so applicants who learn this month that they have passed the Virginia bar exam will be short-lived. They soon will receive notice that they face a hearing before the Committee on Character and Fitness ...

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Webb and Warner back Gibney for federal seat (access required)

Virginia’s U.S. Senators, Jim Webb and Mark Warner, have recommended Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney Jr. for the U.S. District Court vacancy created last year when Judge Robert E. Payne took senior status. In a joint press release from the ...

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