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Wish you were here

Picture a suitcase covered with travel stickers from exotic, must-see locations. Hawaii…England…Germany…Indonesia…Taiwan… India…Richmond… Wait a minute. Richmond? As in Virginia? Indeed. Frommer’s, the travel company, has just announced its list of the 14 hottest travel destinations in the world for ...

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No ifs, ands or…

Call it careless. Call it inattention to detail. Call it what most people call it (admittedly a bit crudely): Butt-dialing. It’s the situation where your cell phone is in your back pocket and you inadvertently call someone because you sat ...

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The best witness ever

You will never, ever have a better witness than this. One who provides clear, timely details, and conveniently records it on an answering machine to be able to refresh his own recollection later. Guy calls into his boss to let ...

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Headline of the day

What happens when a semi carrying a truckload of fruit wrecks on the freeway in Southern California? The Los Angeles Times has the headline: “Big rig carrying fruit crashes on 310 Freeway, creates jam” I don’t care that this one ...

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How to write a settlement letter (access required)

Out in St. Louis, former Cardinal Albert Pujols is suing former Cardinal Jack Clark for comments Clark made on the radio, accusing Pujols of having used steriods. Clark’s lawyer, Albert S. Watkins, has proposed a settlement, but this settlement letter ...

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A strike-out…after one pitch

You read the headline right. A baseball player struck out after only one pitch. Well, he had a little help from the umpire… Here’s what happened in a Double A game down in Texas. The Midland RockHounds were playing the ...

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Good guys: David and David

The Virginia Bar Association held its summer meeting at The Homestead (sorry, “the Omni Homestead Resort” – that moniker is going to take a long time to catch on, if ever) last month. The VBA honored two lawyers – both ...

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From the Chamber of Leaked Secrets

British author J.K. Rowling has made a boatload of money off of the Harry Potter series, both books and movies. Too bad she can’t find a lawyer who can keep his mouth shut. Here’s what happened, according to The Telegraph, ...

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