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Editor’s Notebook: Richmond Bar welcomes Justice Kagan (access required)

Don’t hesitate to engage with your interlocutor if you appear before the U.S. Supreme Court, advised Justice Elena Kagan. That’s exactly what she did in her Sept. 20 appearance before the Richmond Bar Association. She opened with gracious compliments for ...

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Supreme Court nixes changes in lawyer ad rules (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has rejected proposed reforms in lawyer advertising regulations, refusing to relax requirements for disclaimers on claims about case results and tightening limits on the use of words such as “expert” and “specialist.” With amended advertising rules ...

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Tattoo parlor protected by First Amendment

Citizens of the commonwealth’s capitol city may recall how they swelled with pride to learn last year that Richmond residents are among the most-tattooed folks in the country. A survey reported by MSNBC said Richmond, at number three the “most ...

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Roanoke’s Judge Apgar to retire

Roanoke Circuit Judge Jonathan M. Apgar has announced he will retire in the spring. In a letter to Virginia Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser, Apgar said he will retire effective April 1, at the end of his current term. Formerly ...

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