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Lawyers question logic of attorney testimony case (access required)

In a case that surprised some criminal defense lawyers, the Virginia Court of Appeals approved the use of a lawyer’s testimony against his former client in a decision released earlier this month. In a malicious wounding trial in Newport News, ...

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Headline of the day

Credit goes to the Wall Street Journal once again. Today they have an editorial assessing the Republican presidential race after the weekend. Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., took the Iowa straw poll and Texas Gov. Rick Perry officially entered the race. ...

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Judges stay fit, fight stress with sports training (access required)

When it comes to running, Virginia Supreme Court Justice William C. Mims says his hypercompetitive yin struggles with his spiritual yang. Virginia Court of Appeals Judge William G. Petty says the hypercompetitive yin usually predominates when he’s on a bicycle. ...

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Henrico ex-lawyer indicted for embezzlement

A former attorney in Henrico County has been indicted for an alleged embezzlement that already had cost him his license to practice law. William O. Smith, 70, appeared briefly today in Henrico Circuit Court and is expected to enter a ...

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Henrico ex-lawyer indicted for embezzlement

A former attorney in Henrico County has been indicted for an alleged embezzlement that already had cost him his license to practice law. William O. Smith, 70, appeared briefly today in Henrico Circuit Court and is expected to enter a ...

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