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Shake Your Booty? (access required)

Deadbeat parents are being given the boot in Virginia, so to speak. Starting this month, the state is hoping to embarrass parents delinquent in paying their child support by using baby blue and pink “boots” to immobilize their cars. (Given ...

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Wild Things. You Make My Heart Sing. (access required)

You’ve seen it, and so have we: A statewide bar group holds its annual meeting, and inevitably, one of the seminars has the title of “Current Developments about Legal Stuff,” or something equally scintillating, indicating that the presenters were thrown ...

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Full employment v. Sodom & Gomorrah (access required)

In recent years, Virginia and other states have heard the siren song of state-sponsored gambling, and have boosted state coffers with games of chance. Deciding how far to proceed down this controversial path can be a tough call for state ...

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Just don't call him 'Parrothead' (access required)

Fraternity guys at college have been known to do some pretty dumb stuff. Okay, really dumb stuff. But most of them grow up, more or less, and move on into the real world. Some of them even grow up to ...

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Gotta Love That Slogan (access required)

A California attorney had her name show up in the Fullerton Yellow Pages under, um, “Reptiles.” Linda Ross’ phone number, which used to belong to a business called “Reptile Show,” is apparently what got her the erroneous listing in the ...

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It's a Family Affair (access required)

Practicing law can be a family affair. Somebody must buy those “Future Lawyer” bibs you can get in the baby stores, after all. Here’s a quick look at the clips across the state, inspired undoubtedly by the most recent announcement ...

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Useful Information to File Away Dept. (access required)

This item isn’t necessarily legal, unless, you have some animal, or perhaps a client, you need removed from your law office. There’s a guy in Bristol who calls himself the “Kritter Gitter.” His mission: resolving dilemmas like poisonous snakes in ...

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UPDATE: Trucks and the Owners Who Shoot Them (access required)

Remember the guy in Adrian, Mich., who got really mad at his truck and pumped it full of lead? His first trial ended in a hung jury, since, no doubt, this kind of thing happens often and a number of ...

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Fifteen years notched (access required)

The Virginia State Bar honored two long-timers last week: Judy McBride and Ruth Turner were recognized for 15 years of service to the VSB. Judy is Executive Director Tom Edmonds’ right-hand woman and all-round really helpful person. Ruth is the ...

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Williams, Kelly & Greer to disband (access required)

Hampton Roads is losing one of its oldest law firms. Attorneys from the Norfolk law firm of Williams Kelly & Greer will be looking for a new office to call home following the announcement that the firm will no longer ...

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