I was watching a baseball game the other day on TV when a batter popped up a pitch. “Infield fly rule,” one of the announcers was quick to say, as if that explained it all. You can look it up: ...Read More »
It’s graduation season, and all across Virginia, indeed the country, schools will be holding commencement ceremonies, conferring degrees and welcoming new members of the community of educated individuals. Some law schools graduate their students with everyone else, and some schools ...
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Judge Barbara Milano Keenan, formerly of the Supreme Court of Virginia and now of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, has some advice for more senior lawyers: Don’t be afraid to try something new, even at a later stage ...Read More »
Last week Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli made the rounds at his office, passing out lapel pins with the Great Seal of Virginia on them. Well, not exactly the Great Seal as we know it today. The commonwealth’s current seal (at ...Read More »
Richmond lawyer John A. Gibney, nominated by President Obama for a seat on the federal bench, has a date with the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow. According to the committee’s website, Gibney comes up April 28 at 2:30 p.m. A webcast ...Read More »
What are they thinking? Another week, another person charged with having drugs while coming to court for a different offense. Earlier this month, we reported on a guy in Suffolk who emptied his pockets to go through a metal detector ...Read More »
The Virginia Lawyers Weekly editorial team brought home two company-wide editorial awards from the Dolan Media Editorial and Circulation Summit held last week in Scottsdale, Arizona. Dolan Media Company conducts the Samuel B. Spencer Journalism Awards each year, gathering nominations ...Read More »