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Daily Archives: December 3, 2007

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The idea of naming the new federal courthouse in downtown Richmond after Judges Spottswood W. Robinson III and Robert R. Merhige Jr. has been circulating for about two years, with a push from local bar groups. Last October, Sens. John ...

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Salem lawyer Chris Clemens has garnered endorsements from three Roanoke-area bar groups for a general district judgeship that will open next year after the retirement of Judge Julian Raney, reported the Roanoke Times. The Roanoke Bar Association and the Salem/Roanoke ...

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The House of Represen-tatives on Nov. 13 passed the Attorney-Client Protection Act of 2007, sponsored by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., to protect conversations between attorneys and clients under investigation, reported The Daily Press. Scott said the bill was needed to ...

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We’ve reported stories in the past about road hazards caused by stuff spilled on the highway. Concrete. Fruit. A load of eggs on the Beltway in Northern Virginia. Here’s a new one: Chicken fat. If that sounds pretty gross, it ...

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GOP names new leaders in Virginia Senate (access required)

Senate Republicans elected a new, more conservative leadership slate last Monday after losing control of the chamber in the November elections. Sen. Thomas K. Norment of James City will be the minority leader, replacing Sen. Walter Stosch of Henrico County. ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Nov. 16, 2007, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board summarily suspended the Virginia law license of Robert L. Kline III of Reisterstown, Md. According to the VSB, the suspension was based on a decision by the Maryland Court of ...

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