The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection June 2 of New York Times reporter James Risen’s appeal leaves him in the unenviable position of revealing confidential sources…or potentially going to jail. Risen wrote a book in 2006, “State of War,” about 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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When the 2012 General Assembly convenes next month, expect to see several bills designed to change the time-tested way that people in the commonwealth keep informed about their government. The bills would change Virginia’s laws on public notices, moving them ...Read More »
The faculty and administrators at Christopher Newport University have an opportunity that educators live for: They have a true teaching moment. They can instruct their students on the value of free speech. They can underscore the importance of freedom of ...Read More »
Unhappy with a January decision by the Supreme Court of Virginia, four leaders of the House Courts of Justice Committee have set a clever trap for any judge wanting to keep his or her seat. And they’ve hidden it in ...Read More »