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Model law school is monument to rejection

Those scamps at U.Va. law! First they embarrass the administration by wearing t-shirts mocking the employment prospects for law grads. Now, one unhappy 3L has crafted a model of the law school using rejection letters as construction materials. Above the ...

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Judge unimpressed with jurors’ excuses

A West Virginia judge handed out $50 fines for eight citizens who failed to show up for a recent scheduled trial. The large number of no-shows forced a mistrial in a burglary case, and the victim has since died. Fayette ...

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Knock three times

Did you hear the one about the allegedly drunken judge arrested on his way to a toga party? Actually, he was arrested wearing a bedsheet. And he was at a judicial conference, so it’s unlikely there was a toga party ...

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Oh, yes, he’s the Great…

Supreme Court Justice Bill Mims celebrated exactly one year on the job last Friday with a talk to the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association entitled, “Reflections from the End of the Bench: Musings of a Rookie Justice.” Mims will graduate to ...

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