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Joseph V. Gartlan Jr. Joseph V. Gartlan Jr., an attorney and an unabashed liberal in a conservative Virginia Senate for 28 years, died July 18 from sepsis at a Fairfax hospital. He was 82. “He was a tireless and effective advocate for the environment, the mentally and physically disabled, and for abused and neglected children,” Gov. Timothy ...

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  1. Mr. Nuckols was a man I truly respected and will miss dearly. Otis, as he often referred to himself in the third person, was my business law professor in my MBA program. He encouraged me to go law school and wrote letters of recommendation on my behalf. But importantly, he taught me that human dignity and compassion are necessary elements in the law. Otis was my teacher, mentor, and friend. I’m thankful I had an opportunity to know this man named Otis because there will never be another like him.

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