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Woodruff to moderate VBA gubernatorial debate

Broadcast journalist Judy Woodruff will moderate the Virginia Bar Association-sponsored debate between Virginia’s gubernatorial candidates next month, the VBA says. “We’re absolutely thrilled to have the co-anchor of PBS NewsHour – and someone with Judy Woodruff’s experience in political coverage ...

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The letter you wish you could write

Ever get an annoying letter and wish you could just tell it straight in your response? The sports website Deadspin had a 2010 post that is making the rounds again. It featured an exchange between two lawyers; the reply letter ...

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Plea not coerced by judge’s comments

A district court judge’s encouragement to a defendant to “think carefully” before rejecting a plea deal did not mean the defendant could say his plea was coerced, when he later suffered buyer’s remorse and wanted to withdraw his plea. Francis ...

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Deal set for Cavalier makeover

While lawyers, judges and academics partook of legal education, fellowship and sunshine at the Virginia State Bar Annual Meeting Friday, the soon-to-be new owner of The Cavalier Hotel unveiled details of an agreement for renovation of the historic property. The ...

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