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First, Fornication, Then Adultery? (access required)

Now that we have your attention, consider a new development in Virginia personal injury law, and its possible implications for domestic relations practice. In January, the Supreme Court of Virginia said that Virginia Code Sect. 18.2-344, the statute that criminalizes ...

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Hearsay (access required)

Wacky College Kids Earlier this month, Williams College Professor Eva Grudin was about to lead her students in a discussion of whether an abstract painting was meant to invoke a certain part of the male anatomy when her class was ...

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Hearsay (access required)

Dutch Master A new law graduate in Holland sure knew how to make a name for himself. Reinder Eekhof, apparently his real name, recently tapped out an e-mail message that he had “finally finished this stupid education,” and was “now ...

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A Fool for a Client? (access required)

In Springfield, Mass., a guy named Thomas P. Budnick says he was convicted of assault because his lawyer was incompetent. The thing is, he represented himself at his trial. Budnick is appealing his conviction; he was charged with trying to ...

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This Just In? (access required)

Here’s a headline that will get your attention: “Thai restaurant explodes in overzealous bid to kill cockroaches.” Read on. In Perth, Australia, a Thai restaurant called the Tamarind had a cockroach problem. So the owners decided to use one of ...

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Dare to Be Stupid, Part II (access required)

Okay, why do you think they call it dope? Here’s another nominee for that Village Idiot contest in Indiana. In Greensburg, Ind., a guy who went to the sheriff’s department to pay his brother-in-law’s bond found himself in the crossbar ...

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Make Way for Ducklings (access required)

Warning: The gooey quotient in the next item is pretty high. In DeeCee, the Secret Service, serious guys and gals charged with the president and other dignitaries, have a new charge to guard – a mama duck protecting her nine ...

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Dare To Be Stupid (access required)

In the bucolic hamlet of Story, Ind., located 40 miles south of Indianapolis, there’s a bar called the Story Inn that runs an annual “Village Idiot” contest. Whoever does the dumbest thing wins; patrons of the bar get to vote. ...

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The Turtle from Hell (access required)

A pet shop in Indiana burned a few months ago, and there was on survivor – a turtle. But the animal’s owner says he sees an image of Satan’s face on its shell. “The marking on the shell was like ...

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So, What's Your Major? (access required)

Ever watch that old Jack Klugman TV show, “Quincy M.E.”? He was a medical examiner and in the opening credits he pulls the sheet back on a corpse to make a point to a set of newbies, all of whom ...

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