We’ve celebrated Headlines of the Day on this site, the hedders that are clever or capture a story so well. Anyone who has written the sterling headlines will have a number of clinkers in his or her clip file as ...Read More »
HOT SPRINGS—Members of the Virginia Bar Association made their way to the mountains this past weekend for the group’s summer meeting, the highlight of which was the Virginia senatorial debate between two ex-governors, Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine. ...
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WINTERGREEN–The chief judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals had a few words of advice for the men and women who mete out lawyer discipline. Dishonest lawyers are a pox and should be gotten rid of. But mistakes are easy ...Read More »
Sean Sowards was cruising along Interstate 77 in western North Carolina one day, heading home to Ohio after visiting Atlanta. Probably had some good tunes going. He was pushing the speed limit just a little, which was 70 mph for ...Read More »
Many of the opinions we get at this newspaper involve a fight over who is liable for some harm or whether some statute has been violated, and who is responsible and must pay money damages. Some opinions are in a ...Read More »
You probably know that if you are a practicing lawyer, you can get out of jury duty. The Virginia Code provides an exemption in § 8.01-341. In addition to exempting the president, the governor and any judge of any court, ...Read More »