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Lawyer takes issue with VW reporting (access required)

Dear Editor: I am disappointed in your paper’s coverage of the Volkswagen “Dirty Diesel” litigation (online “News in Brief ” item, posted May 19). This is the largest automotive fraud in history committed by a com­pany with its headquarters in ...

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Lawyer: Here’s how to answer DIY legal (access required)

Dear Editor: In reference to your article, “Bar confronts do-it-yourself legal products,” in the March 7 issue: The only lawyers who should feel that the massive rise of the Do-it-Yourself legal (DIYLegal) industry is a true threat to the profession ...

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Teacher, he was mean to me (access required)

Dear Editor: I read with surprise your front page article on the recent policing of civility among attorneys (“Lawyer is Disciplined for Sarcasm,” VLW, Nov. 2, 2015).  I am not familiar with the attorney who was reprimanded, but as a ...

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Lawyer questions intent of ‘Leader in the Law’ choice

Dear Editor: It’s a great honor to be selected by the Virginia Lawyers Media as a “Leader in the Law,” and my congratulations go to the class of 2015, a distinguished group of honorees. One selection surprised me, however, not ...

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Condo calls on Alston to support Roush for seat (access required)

To the Editor: I am a lawyer of over 40 years in practice, and over eight years’ service on the committee of the Virginia State Bar that screens and rates candidates for statewide and federal judgeships in the commonwealth.  Over ...

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Lawyer urges Jewish justice

Dear Editor: In the over 200 years of our Commonwealth, our citizens have been fortunate to have had numerous capable Justices of our Virginia Supreme Court. Beginning in the 1980s, the General Assembly and Governor began the overdue diversification of ...

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Lawyer takes issue with VLW editorial (access required)

Dear Editor: I am responding to your April 6, 2015, editorial (“No license to discriminate”) regarding the Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Even if the Indiana law differed in some way from the federal or other state statutes, it in ...

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Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: In light of your publication’s coverage of the VSB’s decision to cancel its Midyear Legal Seminar to Jerusalem, I’d encourage you to continue to cover the ongoing responses from the broader Virginia legal community.  [Here] is a ...

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Bar’s decision lacked transparency

Editor’s note: This open letter to VSB President Kevin Martingayle was shared with Virginia Lawyers Weekly and posted here at our website March 31. Re:  Your decision to cancel the mid-year meeting in Israel Dear President Martingayle, Along with many ...

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Bar owes no apology or further explanation

Editor’s note: The following letter to VSB leaders Kevin Martingayle and Edward Weiner was shared with Virginia Lawyers Weekly and posted here at our website on March 31. Dear Kevin and Edward: I have not been privy to, nor previously ...

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