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A Christmas Brief (access required)

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the firm, Not a creature was stirring, except for McWorm. He sat at his desk, consumed by deep grief— The source of his problems? A 50-page brief! The law books were stacked ...

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The Best of 2004 — Top News (access required)

The year 2004 was brimming with legal news, and there was no shortage of general news items of interest to the legal community either. The topics ranged from crucial court decisions on federal sentencing guidelines, a mighty effort at tort ...

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The Best of 2004 — Top Cases (access required)

Legal highlights for 2004 lead off with a federal case that struck at the heart of modern determinative sentencing guidelines. Seismic shock strikes sentencing system At year end, one of the biggest stories in case law – the constitutionality of ...

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The Best of 2004 — Recap (access required)

Editor’s Note: The following selected stories appeared in the VLW Daily E-Mail Alert and as featured daily news links on the VLW Web site during the past year. The originating source of a story is indicated after the item. The ...

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The Best of 2004 — Hearsay (access required)

I Cite You, You Cite Me The learned judges of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals likely are accustomed to seeing their legal reasoning cited by other courts. But they may have done a double-take when they saw a ...

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The Best of 2004 (access required)

Virginia Lawyers Weekly proudly presents the best that the past year had to offer – the top news stories, the top cases, the Yearly Recap and the best selections from our “Hearsay” column. The Top News Stories The Top Cases ...

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