U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks of Austin, Texas, made headlines earlier this month, as noted in this space, when he whacked the lawyers in a civil dispute in his court. Because of their behavior, he ordered the two to appear ...Read More »
U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, who sits in Austin, Texas, is fed up with petulant, childish litigation. So he’s doing something about it. In a case styled Morris v. Coker, he said that three non-parties had “invited” the court to ...Read More »
The Ninth Judicial Circuit in Virginia at long last got a new circuit judge earlier this month, when York County J&DR Judge Richard Y. AtLee Jr. got the nod. AtLee was sworn in on Aug. 15 by none other than ...Read More »
Here’s a good one to start your day (courtesy of my son’s girlfriend): “Past, Present and Future walk into a bar. It was tense…” That boy has good taste.Read More »
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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A guy in Winchester with convictions for dealing coke found a way to pay off his fines and court costs … dealing more coke, allegedly. Eddy Quintana was convicted in 2007 of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and ...Read More »
WINTERGREEN—Lawyers need to do a better job at bringing along the newest members of the profession, according to Court of Appeals Judge William G. Petty. The medical profession requires its new members to serve a residency, learning at the elbows ...Read More »