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This little piggy….. (access required)

Here’s a timely item, considering we’re in the dog days of summer: Gov. George Allen wants people to know that Virginia isn’t just for lovers. It’s also for animal lovers. Allen has declared August to be “Virginia is for Animal ...

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Please, please, Mr. Postman (access required)

You can tell it’s an election year–look no further than the mailbox. In the last week or two, this office has been peppered with letters from the candidates for two of the three highest state offices, and these guys have ...

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When is an arrest not a public service? (access required)

Those who think entitlements have gone too far these days may find comfort in a federal case decided earlier this month in Richmond. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a disabilities claim filed by a deaf lawyer who ...

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An international incident? (access required)

Longtime Fairfax Commonwealth’s Attorney Bob Horan no doubt is used controversy, but even he might be surprised to find himself in the middle of an international incident. Plenty of convicted criminals probably would condemn him, but a whole government? At ...

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As Dan Rather would say, "Courage!" (access required)

With this issue, we bid adieu to our assistant editor, Chris Gatewood. He will be starting law school at the University of Virginia next week. We figure that after a year of reviewing and punching through several hundred Trial Reports, ...

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A new claim to fame? (access required)

What is it with the Paula Corbin Jones case and why is it attracting lawyers from Virginia? Didn’t the supposed meeting that prompted her sexual harassment claim happen in a hotel in Arkansas? Jones, of course, is suing President Clinton ...

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The Long Run (access required)

Bedford Circuit Judge Bill Sweeney has been on the bench longer than any other sitting circuit judge in the commonwealth; he has presided in Bedford County for 32 years. Earlier this month, Sweeney told a Roanoke reporter that he will ...

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No place to hide (access required)

The bad news for Virginia authorities is that one of the men they arrested in a Danville-area drug sweep missed his trial late last month and seems to have jumped bond. The good news: Authorities have a lot to look ...

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Shuford, Rubin and Gibney nets award (access required)

A Richmond law firm has been recognized for its work in the big Circuit City discrimination case. A D.C. civil rights group, the Washington Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs has given its outstanding achievement award to Shuford, ...

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Timing is everything (access required)

Virginia lawyers who also carry bar membership in the District of Columbia received notice of a great new D.C. Bar membership spiff last week: a bargain rate for next-day package delivery service. With the timing of the announcement, though, members ...

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