Update: 09/16/2010, 4:36 p.m.
It was enough. Barely three hours after Crane appeared before the Supreme Court, it issued the following order: “Upon consideration of the apology proffered by William A. Crane, the Rule to Show Cause is dismissed.”
An obviously sincere apology may be enough to get Winchester attorney William A. Crane out of the Supreme Court of Virginia’s doghouse.
For details on his appearance before the court to explain his comment that the court “didn’t have the guts” to address what he thought was an important issue, go to our SCoVA Blog.