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Fellowship, 2013 edition

WILLIAMSBURG–The Virginia Law Foundation inducted 17 Virginia lawyers last night as its 2013 Class of Fellows. The VLF holds its induction dinner each year in connection with the Virginia Bar Association winter meeting. Members of the Class of 2013 are: ...

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Joke of the day

So who will be the first disc jockey to play today’s Song of the Day, in honor of Notre Dame’s Manti Te’o? The song, of course, would be an oldie goldie from 1978: “Imaginary Lover” by Atlanta Rhythm Section. H/T ...

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Father wins in vitro case, can establish rights

A father can seek to establish legal parentage of a child conceived through in vitro fertilization, the Supreme Court of Virginia has ruled in L.F. v. Breit. Virginia Beach lawyer Billy Breit and the mother of his daughter conceived through ...

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As noted on numerous prior occasions in this space, it pays to proofread – a bit of advice worth taking, whether you work at a law firm or at a public relations firm that does work for a law firm. ...

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Important Opinions: January – December 2012

In the final edition of Virginia Lawyers Weekly in 2012, we present the Most Important Opinions that we have featured from this year. You’ll find more than 370 cases highlighted, from January to December. “Important Opinions” show up on the ...

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Dare to be stupid

Piers Morgan, the British-born host of the CNN program “Piers Morgan Tonight,” got into a verbal dust-up Dec. 19 with a guest on his show, Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America. Morgan ostensibly asked Pratt on the ...

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Headline of the Day

In Sandusky, Ohio, a man was minding his own business, watching football in his garage when a drunken neighbor pulled into his driveway. A fight started; the neighbor bit off the eyebrow of the first guy and later was charged ...

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