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Warner ducks TV debate

Just as former Gov. Mark Warner was basking in the limelight after his keynote address at the Democratic National Convention in Denver comes word that he’s balked at a broadcast debate with his Republican foe back in Virginia. According to ...

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As Jimmy Durante said …

… everybody wants to get into the act. Today comes word from Washington Post blogger Tim Craig that Terry McAuliffe, energetic Democratic fundraiser, McLean businessman, and lawyer who apparently has never practiced law, is considering a run for governor. McAuliffe ...

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Abingdon’s Rogers Stuart dies

Former delegate and former Virginia Bar Association president George Rogers Clark Stuart of Abingdon died Saturday at 83.  According to his obituary in the Bristol Herald Courier, Mr. Stuart served in decisive Army action in World War II.  He practiced ...

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Breakfast with the judge, and more

Senior U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams now can add “interpreter and host” to his lengthy resume. Steve Minor directed our attention to a travelogue by New York writer Thomas Beller in Travel + Leisure magazine that features conversations with ...

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Breakfast with the judge, and more

Senior U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams now can add “interpreter and host” to his lengthy resume. Steve Minor directed our attention to a travelogue by New York writer Thomas Beller in Travel + Leisure magazine that features conversations with ...

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Character Evidence (access required)

Martin F. Clark Jr. – the Patrick County Circuit judge steadily earning fame as a novelist – liberally salted his latest work with recognizable references to people and events around his home town of Stuart. As word spreads about “The ...

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Lunchin’ with the judge

We note with interest that Roanokers soon will enjoy a new downtown dining option with a legal theme. According to this item in The Roanoke Times, “Judges Chambers,” a breakfast and lunch place, will be opening within walking distance of ...

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Lunchin’ with the judge

We note with interest that Roanokers soon will enjoy a new downtown dining option with a legal theme. According to this item in The Roanoke Times, “Judges Chambers,” a breakfast and lunch place, will be opening within walking distance of ...

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Broken jaw fails to sideline AG

Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell has more to worry about these days than whether Barack Obama will sidetrack his gubernatorial ambitions. The state’s top lawyer is recovering from a broken jaw suffered in a New Orleans basketball game with his ...

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