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Quotes from the VBA Summer Meeting

Overheard at the Homestead:

“I think it’s talking out of two sides of your mouth, which we do fairly regularly.” –Sen. Rob Hurt, discussing “secondary offense” crimes like texting-while-driving.

“Social media and social networking let people know, like and trust you before you ever meet them.” –Legal marketer Heather Milligan

“Sure enough, the sky is falling in.” –Governor’s counselor Mark Rubin on the rash of demands for live witnesses in criminal trials to validate scientific test results.

“A lot of folks have bet the ranch on showing this thing can work.” –Rubin on the state’s troubled public-private project for information technology.

By Peter Vieth

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