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Homestead instead

Lawyers may be known by the conventions they attend, and conventioneering lawyers know well the Appalachian highland resorts known as the Greenbrier and the Homestead. Today, the Roanoke Times reports, labor troubles or the threat thereof have been cutting business ...

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We think we know which way he’s leaning

An e-mail early this morning from former U.S. Attorney John Brownlee said only that he is having a press conference tomorrow “to announce his decision regarding his potential candidacy for attorney general for the commonwealth of Virginia.” There’s a subtle ...

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Cause of action for tarnished diploma?

Two enterprising West Virginia lawyers are soliciting clients to sue West Virginia University, claiming that the school’s decision to award a degree to an under-qualified but well-connected candidate has diminished the value of its degrees across the board. The Huntington ...

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How not to make news

Law enforcement officers might dream of headlines about catching public enemies and saving citizens from harm. Unfortunately, those are not the headlines coming out out about Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Deputy Ronald Anderson. His latest appearance in the news columns concerns ...

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New faces in JPE program

There will be some new faces in the Judicial Performance Evaluation Program, as two of the people who helped launch the program turn the reins over to new leadership. Justice Lawrence L. Koontz Jr., of the Supreme Court of Virginia, ...

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