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VSB Adopts UPL #183 (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor ROANOKE–Conducting a real estate closing is the practice of law, the Virginia State Bar Council decided Oct. 17. After two hours of discussion and debate, the Council voted 50-12, with two abstentions, to approve an ...

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The Name of the Game (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief New admittees to the Virginia State Bar often ask us, “So, just how do I insure that my budding legal career is long, distinguished and illustrious, not to mention lucrative?” The first thing we ...

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"Don't ask, don't tell" policy allowed to stand (access required)

WASHINGTON–The Supreme Court last week turned down a challenge by a homosexual former Navy officer to the Clinton administration’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military. The Court, without comment, rejected former Lt. Paul Thomasson’s argument that ...

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Don't Overlook Law Libraries (access required)

Attorneys across the commonwealth are moving into cyberspace. Armed with high-tech research arsenals, Virginia lawyers are ready for the 21st century. Or are they? This scenario leaves out a critical resource readily available which should not be forgotten–law libraries and ...

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Directory of Law Libraries (access required)

Alexandria Public Law Library 520 King St. Room L-34 Alexandria, VA 22314 Merrill Wistreich, Law Librarian (703) 838-4077 Arlington (Walter T. McCarthy) Law Library 1425 North Courthouse Road, Room 501 Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 358-7005 Janet Camillo, Law Librarian jcamilloleo.vsla.edu ...

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