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Lawyer Lauds VACDL For Stand In Norfolk Case (access required)

Dear Editor: Having recently resigned from the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as a member and as a board representative, I am proud of that organization for making the stand it has made or been forced into taking. (See ...

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VSB President lauds reporting on ANLIR (access required)

Dear Editor: I want to thank you and Virginia Lawyers Weekly for the excellent coverage of the ANLIR receivership. Dawn Chase’s stories have been an invaluable resource for Virginia lawyers and for all the other groups grappling with the fall-out ...

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Minister Asks Assembly To Reconsider Judge (access required)

Editor’s Note: The following is the reprint of a letter sent by Dr. William B. Booth, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hampton, to members of the General Assembly on Jan. 19. He provided a copy with the request ...

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VSB President Addresses Criticism On Judge Elections (access required)

Dear Editor: Comments I made that were quoted in the article, “Annunziata’s Reelection Appears to be in Jeopardy,” in your paper on Jan. 20, 2003, were apparently misinterpreted by my friend Victor Glasberg of Alexandria. Judging from his letter that ...

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Lawyer Chastises Bar Leaders On Annunziata (access required)

Dear Editor: It is regrettable that, as you reported on your website on Jan. 15, “[l]eaders of Virginia’s statewide bars took a low-key tone” in responding to the threatened non-reappointment of Judge Rosemarie Annunziata to the Court of Appeals for ...

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Writer is leading protest against online records (access required)

Dear Editor: Your article about online records (“Court clerks can’t remove SS numbers from deeds,” Dec. 30 issue) was inaccurate. King George County’s records WERE on the Internet but have been pulled down. Of the 15-20 counties/cities already online, I ...

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In defense of VSB Midyear meeting (access required)

Dear Editor: In a recent issue of Virginia Lawyers Weekly (“Hearsay,” Nov. 25), you printed derogatory comments concerning the Midyear meeting of the Virginia State Bar. My wife, Patricia, and I had the pleasure of attending the Midyear meeting of ...

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Prosecutor Sees No Possession Problem (access required)

Dear Editor: I’m sure you’ve heard from numerous attorneys on this issue, but in reference to your article in the Nov. 25, 2002 issue concerning the “possession defense” for underage possession of alcohol, I submit that with regard to closed ...

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In Defense Of VSB Midyear Seminar (access required)

Dear Editor: I read your “Hearsay” item in the Nov. 25, 2002 issue of Virginia Lawyers Weekly with great interest. For some reason, apparently someone on your staff has the wrong information or has formed an inaccurate opinion in reference ...

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Lawyer Says 'Pre-Trial Publicity Deck' Stacked Against Accused, Counsel (access required)

Dear Editor: The newspapers hereabouts have been loaded with various pronouncements, usually from anonymous sources, about the guilt and punishment of the accused sniper suspects. Prosecutors, including the United States and Virginia Attorneys General have been elbowing each other out ...

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