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Intruder season opens in Virginia

Just five days after a Botetourt County man blasted an intruder with a shotgun in a killing pronounced self-defense by authorities, a Campbell County resident apparently finds herself in a similar position. The sheriff’s department tells The News & Advance ...

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No Richmond venue for Staunton lawyer

Lawyers from points beyond Richmond can breathe a sigh of relief. An occasional appearance before a local court or state agency does not mean the lawyer can be haled into court before a famously generous Richmond jury. Staunton lawyer Boyce ...

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Every pitcher tells a story

I was watching a “local” news program this morning (the one with all those “local” stories from Somalia, California, Texas, Florida, Illinois etc.). When this station wants to report something from around Richmond, they’ve been known to pick up the morning’s Times-Dispatch ...

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Principles of Professionalism

Today is “Lawyer Professionalism Day” and, not coincidentally, the 266th birthday of the state’s most famous lawyer, Thomas Jefferson. The Virginia Bar Association’s Commission on Professionalism is rolling out its “Principles of Professionalism” by providing electronic copies of the principles ...

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