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Did she see it coming?

One of my memorable legal experiences was helping to sue a small-town psychic.  Imagine my surprise, a dozen years later, to learn that “Miss Stella” has become a well-known psychic scammer on both coasts. I hadn’t given “Miss Stella” a ...

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Longtime UR Law Prof. Bob Shepherd dies

Robert E. Shepherd Jr. (right), a longtime professor at the University of Richmond law school and an expert on juvenile law, died last night, according to a report from UR Law Dean John G. Douglass. Prof. Shepherd was 71. A ...

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Vick plan doesn’t score with creditors

Major creditors in Michael Vick’s bankruptcy case object to his disclosure statement, saying the statement lacks detail on his finances and on his prospects of returning to the NFL. The Daily Press reports that the disclosure statement, submitted last month, showed ...

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Sign of the times: The return of Ike

I was in a convenience store the other day and the clerk looked into her drawer with puzzlement. “What’s this?” she asked as she pulled out three large coins. I recognized them immediately from my coin-collecting days as a kid: ...

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