You read the headline right. A baseball player struck out after only one pitch. Well, he had a little help from the umpire… Here’s what happened in a Double A game down in Texas. The Midland RockHounds were playing the ...Read More »
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The National Newspaper Association has announced the winners of the 2013 Better Newspaper Contest. Virginia Lawyers Weekly earned an Honorable Mention in the Best Serious Column category for “Dare to be stupid,” a “Publisher’s Notebook” piece by Paul Fletcher. It ...
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British author J.K. Rowling has made a boatload of money off of the Harry Potter series, both books and movies. Too bad she can’t find a lawyer who can keep his mouth shut. Here’s what happened, according to The Telegraph, ...Read More »
Can’t make it to The Homestead later this month for the Virginia Bar Association’s gubernatorial debate but you still want to watch the fireworks? PBS has you covered. VBA Executive Director Yvonne McGhee reports that for the first time ever, ...Read More »
The owners of a piece of property condemned by a town can’t get their land back after the town changes its plans and sells the land to a business, a Hanover Circuit judge has ruled. The land was taken before ...Read More »
Ever get an annoying letter and wish you could just tell it straight in your response? The sports website Deadspin had a 2010 post that is making the rounds again. It featured an exchange between two lawyers; the reply letter ...Read More »
Senior Assistant Attorney General Katherine Baldwin Burnett has been appointed as counsel to the Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission, effective Jan. 1. She will succeed Donald R. Curry, who is retiring Dec. 31 after more than 13 years with the ...Read More »
Later this month the Virginia State Bar Council almost certainly will vote to give the VSB’s Diversity Conference a seat on its governing body, the Executive Committee. The DC took care of some housekeeping amendments requested at the February meeting, ...
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