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Support Amendment On Post-Conviction Petitions (access required)

Dear Editor: On Nov. 5, 2002, voters in the Commonwealth of Virginia will have more to consider on their ballots than the election of representatives and constitutional officers, and whether to increase the sales tax in certain localities to fund ...

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Ex – DRVD director: Give credit where credit is due (access required)

Dear Editor: I read with interest your article in Sept. 30, 2002 edition of Virginia Lawyers Weekly (“Burned man, state settle suit for $400K“), as well as the previous article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch about my former client, Levi Hendrick. ...

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VSB President Provides Info On Bar's Budgeting (access required)

Dear Editor: The article in the Sept. 30, 2002 issue, “Will budget cuts reach the VSB?“, created the impression that the Virginia State Bar is somehow acting improperly in not implementing cuts in its current budget and doing its part ...

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ANLIR chair: Noncompete waiver was offered by VSB (access required)

Dear Editor: I am writing in response to an article in your Sept. 23, 2002, issue dealing the with the Virginia State Bar’s health insurance program. The main subject of the article was the fact that the VSB is changing ...

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Attack On Breath – Test Machine Can Be Successful (access required)

Dear Editor: I read with interest the article on the breath test machine and invalid samples in the most recent edition of your paper. (“Attack on the machine for breath test can win DUIs,” April 22, 2002). I have been ...

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Loss Of Big – Firm Support For Voluntary Bars Is 'Regrettable' (access required)

Dear Editor: I read with interest and dismay the Feb. 25 article concerning the cutbacks in voluntary bar organizations by some of Virginia’s largest law firms (“Virginia’s Bar Groups Brace for a Big Financial Squeeze”). This development is unfortunate for ...

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Letter to the Editor (access required)

Dear Editor: Your account of the legislature’s failure to reappoint two Southwest Virginia judges (VLW, Feb. 4, 2002) left me with my annual sense of foreboding as we confront what has become an increasingly overt threat to the independence of ...

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Letters To The Editor (access required)

Synthetic stucco maker to respond to critics Dear Editor: I just received a copy of the article titled, “Consumers Clamor to Sue Synthetic-Stucco Makers” [VLW, 12/3/01]. The article is yet another example of the misinformation being circulated by certain members ...

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Lawyer Lauds Glasser For Fighting 'Dumb' Proposal From ABA (access required)

Dear Editor: As one who believes that the fact that a proposal is proffered by the American Bar Association is the first and probably clearest reason for rejecting it, let me say “Hooray” for [Virginia State Bar President] Mike Glasser ...

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Letter To The Editor (access required)

New Law On Liens In Divorce May Hurt Families Dear Editor: Effective July 1, 2001, an amendment to an existing Virginia law involving attorneys’ fees has been expanded to the possible detriment of children and families. This expansion allows attorneys ...

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