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Lawn Order in Spotsylvania

Apparently there are grass scofflaws in Spotsylvania County that need to be given the business. Eighteen counties currently have the authority to enact local ordinances requiring residents to keep their grass cut to a length of no longer than 12 ...

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Good marketing gone bad

“Dear VA Lawyers,” the e-mail message started. Uh-oh. We’ve gotten junk mail addressed to “Ms. Virginia Lawyers Weekly” before. Once, Virginia nearly won the publisher’s clearinghouse sweepstakes. “2009 has generated a lot of uncertainty for many people but there is ...

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Ex-lawyer Titus guilty on 33 counts

A Norfolk federal jury found former lawyer Troy A. Titus guilty on 33 felony counts of wire and mail fraud, money laundering and conspiracy for a $2 million Ponzi scheme involving real estate. According to The Virginian-Pilot, Titus faces a ...

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Turn down $80K? What are they thinking?

Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of “Prozac Nation” and “Bitch: In Praise of Difficult Women,” has a column in this morning’s Wall Street Journal on “Tough Times for Big Law.” Wurtzel, who graduated from Yale Law School last year and has ...

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2009: The Year in Review (access required)

It was a tough year that most people – and most lawyers and law firms – will be glad to consign to the dustbin of history. According to the University of Virginia law school survey we wrote about just last ...

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The W&M mascot search

The College of William and Mary has been in the hunt for a new mascot since February. This morning the school announced the five finalists for mascot, the creature that bounces around the sports field, urging the team to victory ...

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