If you want a favorable review from a statewide bar group for an appointment to the State Corporation Commission, you’d better pull that résumé together and go to Gov. Tim Kaine’s Web site fast. Kaine has asked candidates to fill ...Read More »
Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell credits a Charlottesville weekly paper for exposing violations of Virginia’s consumer finance act. The AG news release is here.Read More »
A couple of Roanoke lawyers who jabbed at each other during closing arguments got the attention of a federal judge in U.S. v. Adams, but neither lawyer stepped over the line barring misconduct. Defendant Robert Adams, a former sergeant in ...Read More »
We’re still waiting for the Virginia Lawyers Weekly interview with Antonin Scalia, but if you have been wondering why the notably media-wary justice has suddenly embraced electronic attention (other than book promotion, of course), there’s this bite from a new ...
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Reporters have been busy documenting the shenanigans leading up to yesterday’s municipal elections around Virginia. There was a Roanoke candidate who took out newspaper ads without disclosing his identity. In St. Paul, some people registered to vote even though they ...
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It had escaped our notice until today, but government has gone to You Tube in a big way. Virginia alone has 25 agencies using the do-it-yourself video website. Even Roanoke County has its own You Tube site. The latest entry ...Read More »
Five new members of Virginia State Bar Council prevailed in contested mail ballot elections in the 2nd, 4th, 13th, 14th and 18th circuits. In addition, George W. Shanks moved from an ex officio position as head of the Senior Lawyers ...Read More »