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2007 ‘Leaders in the Law’ honored

Last night in Richmond, Virginia Lawyers Weekly paid tribute to the 2007 class of “Leaders in the Law.” This year’s honorees are: • Richard J. Bonnie, the University of Virginia law professor who has served as chairman of the Supreme ...

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Daft laws from across the pond

Memo to all the members of the House of Commons and the House of Lords: Don’t die on the job. You’ll be breaking the law. That’s right. It is illegal to die within the Houses of Parliament. And that statute ...

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Still no mixed drinks on Hatteras

Like to spend time at the Outer Banks? You may already know you can’t buy a mixed drink on Hatteras Island. And that isn’t going to change. In yesterday’s elections in North Carolina, Hatteras residents went to the polls to ...

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