The war metaphors for testy litigation are many: Battle, fight, skirmish, all-out assault. And trial lawyer-warriors sometimes get too pumped up. In Richmond, about 20 years ago, a prosecutor and a defense lawyer took all the battle talk one step ...Read More »
The emergency dispatcher must have done a double-take at this one: The frantic caller said that a vehicle carrying two dogs — and no humans — had just gone through an intersection and struck a tree. Were the pooches behind ...Read More »
Richmond lawyer Craig T. Merritt (right) received the George Mason Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter last night. The annual award recognizes an individual for his or her contributions to Virginia journalism. Merritt, a partner at ...Read More »
Tourists visiting Colonial Williamsburg got an unexpected treat on Tuesday. After a historical reenactment from revolutionary days, an apparent tourist at the back of the audience broke out in song. Then another tourist joined him. Then another. Before you knew ...
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Sue Yoo is a lawyer. Really – she works in L.A. This morning, the Wall Street Journal has a story on how names may determine what a person does for a living. Or not. Dr. Hart may have been predestined ...Read More »
Want to live a longer life? You need to move to Fairfax County. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington has just published a comprehensive nationwide study of longevity rates across the United States. After ...Read More »
Music legend Paul Simon played DAR Constitution Hall in DC last week. Near the end of the show, after a rousing version of “Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes” (a highlight from the stellar 1986 album “Graceland”), Simon launched ...Read More »